STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 13, 2015 – Santa Anita Park



THEGIRLINTHATSONGINTUNEFORSANTAMARIA

SHAREDBELIEFWORKSWEDNESDAYFORBIGCAP

LEGACYBACKONTURFGRADEIIBUENAVISTA

SANTAANITAJOCKEYSROLLTOCHARITYVICTORY

DESORMEAUXMAKESHISPOINTFORTEXASRED

THEGIRLINTHATSONGSETFORGRADEIISANTAMARIA

ThegirlinthatsongtookanimmediatefancytoSantaAnitasmaintrackinherfirststart

overitwhensherolledtoa41/4-lengthtriumphintheGradeIILaCanadaStakesonJan。

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JerryHollendorferlooksforasimilareffortinSaturdaysGradeII,$200,000SantaMariaStakesforolderfilliesandmaresat11/16miles。

ShelookedlikeshelikesSantaAnita,saidtheHallofFametrainer,SantaAnitasleaderthrough29dayswith19victories。

Itlooksliketheresalotofspeedintherace,sothatshouldhelpher,hopefully。

ATexas-bredfillybyMyGoldenSongoutoftheDixielandBandmareBelleoftheBand,Thegirlinthatsonghasa5-4-4recordfrom19startswithearningsof$407,695forapartnershipthatincludesHollendorfer。

ThefieldfortheSantaMaria:Yahilwa,GaryStevens,5-1;Thegirlinthatsong,RafaelBejarano,5-2;Uzziel,FernandoPerez,20-1;Legacy,JoeTalamo,12-1;WarrensVeneda,TylerBaze,2-1;SweetMarini,MartinGarcia,6-1;AwesomeBaby,FlavienPrat,6-1;Backintheacademy,BrandonBoulanger,20-1;andValiantEmilia,TiagoPereira,10-1。

TizMidnightwasscratched。

SHAREDBELIEFTOWORKFORSANTAANITAHANDICAP

SharedBeliefisscheduledtohavehisfirstbreezesincevanquishingHorseoftheYearCaliforniaChromeintheSanAntonioInvitationalwhentheonce-beatensonofCandyRideworksWednesdayatGoldenGateFieldsforthe$1millionSantaAnitaHandicaponMarch7。

HallofFametrainerJerryHollendorferisfollowingafamiliarandsuccessfulroutinewithSharedBelief,whowillhaveHallofFamejockeyRussellBazeaboardforthedrill。

ArtSherman,meanwhile,squelchedrumors,hearsay,gossip,speculationand/orscuttlebuttthatSanAntoniorunner-upCaliforniaChromewouldracesomewhereinadvanceofthe$10millionDubaiWorldCuponMarch28。

HesgoingrighttoDubai,ShermansaidbyphoneFridaymorningfromhisLosAlamitosheadquarters。

Hellleavetwoweeksbeforetherace。

LEGACYBACKONGRASSFORBUENAVISTA

LegacyreturnstogradedcompanyandtheturfMondaywhensherunsintheGradeIIBuenaVistaStakesforolderfilliesandmaresatonemileonPresidentsDay。

The5-year-oldSightseeingmareledbeforeweakeningtofourthonawet/fasttrackinthePaseanaStakesonJan。

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Thetrackwasalittlewet,saidJohnSadler,whotrainstheKentucky-bredmiss。

Idontthinkshecaredforthemud,butotherthanthatshesbeenfairlysteady。

Thefillythatbeather(WarrensVeneda)lovedthemud。

Myhorseshouldrunprettywell。

TheBuenaVista:LaTia,JoelRosario;WinningRhythm,FlavienPrat;DiversyHarbor,GaryStevens;Blingismything,KentDesormeaux;NashobasGold,RafaelBejarano;Annecdote,VictorEspinoza;andUzziel,FernandoPerez。



MondayisDollarDayatSantaAnita。

Fanscanpartakeofdraftbeers,hotdogsandsodasforjustabuck。

Firstposttimeis12:30p。

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Gatesopenat10:30a。

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VANDYKELEADSJOCKEYSTOCHARITYHOOPSWIN

Agoodtimewashadbyallatlastnights48thannualSantaAnitaJockeys-HolyAngelsSchoolCharitybasketballgameatLaSalleHighSchoolinPasadena,wonbytheriders,41-34。

DraydenVanDyke,EclipseAward-winningapprenticeriderof2014,ledthejockeyswith20points,whileOmarFigueroaadded13,CoreyNakatanisixandElvisTrujillo,two。

Otherplayersfortheriders,whoopeneda7-0leadearlyonandledathalftime,26-12,wereRafaelBejarano,BrandonBoulanger,KentDesormeaux,BerkeleyHeadley(sonoftrainerKarenHeadley),EdwinMaldonado,JoeTalamo,IggyPuglisiandKaylaStra。

Iwasinthepassinglanehandingoutassists,saidDesormeaux,whohasbeenthejockeysleadingscorerinpastgames。

Ionlyplayedfourminutes。

Itwasalotoffunandtherewasagoodcrowd,saidHRTVsKurtHoover,whoonceagaincoachedtheriders。

Itlookedlikeeveryseatwastaken。

ProceedsbenefittheHolyAngelsathleticprogram,theKentucky-basedPermanentlyDisabledJockeysFund(PDJF)andtheEyeonJacobFoundation。

ThegamewassponsoredbyJ。

PaulReddamsCashCallandSantaAnitaPark。

ThePDJFhelpsassistpermanentlydisabledjockeysnationwide,whiletheEyeonJacobFoundation,namedforJacobDesormeaux,the16-year-oldsonofKent,benefitsthosesufferingfromUshersSyndrome?

Anextremelyrareneurologicaldisorder,UshersSyndromecausesprogressivelossofhearing,imbalance,andeventuallossofsightinapproximately14,000childrenintheUnitedStates。

POINTS,NOTFITNESS,CONCERNFORTEXASREDSTRAINER

KeithDesormeaux,trainerofBreedersCupJuvenilewinnerTexasRed,isoptimisticthatthesonofAfleetAlexcanstillmaketheKentuckyDerbyonMay2asherecoversfromanabscessinhisrightfrontfootdiscoveredafterheranasharpsecondbyanecktoLordNelsoninthesevenfurlongSanVicenteStakesonFeb。

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Wehaveapositiveoutlook,DesormeauxsaidFridaymorningafterabriefvisittohisnativestateofLouisiana。

Itssomethingthatwevedealtwithbeforeandwerehopinghesdonewithitinacoupleofweeks。

TexasRedleftSantaAnitaTuesdayforaCaliforniafarmwherehewillbetreatedfortheabscesswhileswimmingtomaintainfitness,accordingtoaDailyRacingFormreport。

TexasRedmadehis3-year-olddebutintheSanVicente,hisfirstracesinceasmashing6?

-lengthscoreintheJuvenileatoddsofnearly14-1underKeithsbrother,three-timeKentuckyDerbywinnerKentDesormeaux。

KeithindicatedfitnessandaprepbeforetheRunfortheRosesisnotnecessarilyamajorconcern。

HavingenoughpointstoqualifyfortheDerbyis,however。

Atthemoment,TexasRedhas12。

Iwouldntevenbeconcernedwithhavinganotherraceatallifwewerentatthemercyofthispointsystem,Desormeauxsaid。

IdgostraightintotheDerby。

Butyouhavetorunnow。

Youvegotahorsewith$1。

2millioninearningsandhestheBreedersCupchampion;heshouldnthavetoproveanythingmoretogetintotheKentuckyDerby。

Butwehavetorun。

FINISHLINES:TheGoldenPick6,a20-centbetatGoldenGateFields,isajackpot-stylewagerthatispaidoutinfullwhenthereisonlyoneperfectticketwithallsixwinnersinthePick6sequence。

Whenthereismorethanoneticketwithallsixwinners,70percentofthenetpoolispaidtohandicappersgoingsixforsix。

Theremaining30percentofthepooliscarriedoverintothenextracingday。

TheGoldenPick6isconductedonthefinalsixraceseachday。

Headingintotoday,thejackpotattheBayAreatrackstandsat$220,396。

RichieSilversteinpointsoutthattwo-timeVosburghInvitationalwinnerPrivateZoneisscheduledtoworkinFloridathisweekendtowardshisultimatemajorgoal,theGradeI,$400,000CarterHandicapatsevenfurlongsatAqueductonApril4,ifeverythinggoesperfect。

Silversteinisthelong-timeagentforMartinPedroza,regularriderofPrivateZone。

TrainerSeanMcCarthyreportsthatSantaAnitaGoldCupwinnerMajesticHarbor,whofinishedeighthbysomeeightlengthsinthegrassySanMarcosStakesSaturdaybehindvictoriousFinnegansWake,willruninnextSaturdaysGradeIII,$125,000MineshaftStakesat11/16milesattheFairGroundsfortrainerPaulMcGee,whoformerlytrainedthesonofthelateRockportHarbor。

HostTomQuigleywillhavethefollowingguesthandicappersintheEastPaddockGardensat11:20a。

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thisholidayweekend:topjockeyagentTonyMatosonSaturday;handicappingauthorJamesQuinnonSunday;andtrainerandHRTVanalystGaryMandellaonMonday,PresidentsDay。

MikeSmith,withmoreBreedersCupwinsthananyotherrider(21),rides7-2morninglinefavoriteConquestTyphoonfortrainerMarkCasseinSaturdaysGradeIII,$200,000ElCaminoRealDerbyatGoldenGate。

NorthernCaliforniasofficialKentuckyDerbyprep,the11/8-mileracehasdrawnafieldof10:Donji,PedroTerrero,30-1;Indianaughty,CoreyLanerie,4-1;Metaboss,AlexSolis,8-1;ErnestShackleton,DraydenVanDyke,12-1;CrosstheLine,JuanHernandez,5-1;Harmonic,RicardoGonzalez,20-1;SoulDriver,DennisCarr,6-1;StandandSalute,RussellBaze,6-1;ConquestTyphoon,Smith,7-2;andMischiefClem,KentDesormeaux,9-2。

Allstarterscarry122pounds。

Lowfive:SheGotAway,6-1morninglinechanceintodaysthirdrace,hasfinishedfifthineachofherfourstarts,buthadexcusestwicewhenshesteadiedearlyon。

ThedaughterofKafwainaddsblinkerstoday。

TodayseighthraceisdubbedtheHappy50thBirthdayMr。