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Stewards should have let CashCall result stand

If required, I, and a lot of other folks I'm sure, could make a compelling case in defense of the majority (NOT unanimous) stewards' decision to disqualify Solomini from first in Saturday's Grade 1 Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity...

McKinzie gets CashCall win after DQ

CYPRESS, Calif. -- Solomini finished first in Saturday's Grade 1 Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity at Los Alamitos, but was disqualified and placed third behind stablemate McKinzie and Instilled Regard for causing interference in the final sixteenth.The stewards voted...

Jala Jala wins Clasico for Mexico

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. -- Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. completed one of the most memorable days of his career, and one of the most memorable days in the 51-year history of the Clasico Internacional del Caribe, when he guided...

25 race horses killed by Southern California wildfire at San Luis Rey training center

SAN DIEGO -- About 25 racehorses were killed when a wildfire engulfed about eight barns at a training center in northeast San Diego County, the California Horse Racing Board said Friday.Horses that were in surrounding pastures remain unaccounted...

Elite thoroughbred racehorses killed in California wildfire

SAN DIEGO -- Hundreds of elite thoroughbred racehorses sprinted away from flames Thursday as one of California's major wildfires tore through a training center in San Diego County.Not all made it.There was no official count of how many...

Honor by naming can cut both ways

They will run the Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and the Starlet Stakes on Saturday, although participation apparently was neither encouraged nor required. Only five 2-year-olds could be mustered for each of the Grade 1 events, from an estimated...

Castellano among five Woolf Award finalists

Javier Castellano, the Eclipse Award-winning jockey the past four years, is among five veteran riders who are finalists for the 2018 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, it was announced on Wednesday morning by Santa Anita, which has presented...

Sharp Azteca wears crown as top miler

To afford a full four-week gap between the Breeders' Cup and the stakes that mark New York's last truly big racing weekend until the spring, the New York Racing Association chose this year to move Aqueduct's Cigar Mile,...

Sharp Azteca smokes rivals in Cigar Mile

OZONE PARK, N.Y. -- Sharp Azteca proved he could run just as well from off the pace as he has when he's on it as he rallied from third to dominate Saturday's Grade 1, $750,000 Cigar Mile at...

Gun Runner the early favorite for BC Classic

DEL MAR, Calif. -- Gun Runner, the top older horse on the East Coast, is the slight 9-5 favorite for the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Del Mar.He breaks from the No. 6 post while...

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