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July 11, 2016

Santa Anita: Melatonin Named ‘Horse Of The Meet’; D’Amato, Bejarano Earn Titles

Melatonin proved his victory at 16-1 in the Grade I Santa Anita Handicap on March 12 was no fluke by winning the Grade I Gold Cup at Santa Anita on June 25 as the 9-5 favorite and was thus named Horse of the Meet in Santa Anita's annual Spring Meet Media Poll. A five-year-old gelded […]

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Santa Anita Lowers Curtain On Successful Winter/Spring Meet

Santa Anita's combined Winter/Spring Meet drew to a close Sunday, with the track posting a three percent increase in on-track attendance as it gets ready to host the Breeders' Cup World Championships for a record ninth time on Nov. 4 and 5. Although handle figures were on par with last year through April 10, Santa […]

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Fearful Horses Are High Performers, Study Finds

Horses who are fearful can be difficult mounts for trainers and riders, but those who enjoy a challenge are avid proponents of the harder ride. Fearful horses are generally more reactive, making them more complicated to ride, delegates at the International Equitation Science Conference were told. They also spook more, which is considered an avoidance […]

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Kirkpatrick & Co. Present Photos Of The Week: Stars & Stripes

It was a huge day of racing on Saturday, with several international challengers shipping in for Grade 1 contests. In New York, Belmont Park hosted another stakes-filled card on ‘Stars and Stripes' Saturday, highlighted by the G1 Belmont Derby and the G1 Belmont Oaks. Both races boasted a strong international contingent. In the the Belmont Derby, […]

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