TOC Handicapping Contest Winners Competing in Las Vegas Championship

Jeff Hug … TOC members Rick Goldfarb, Jeff Hug and Harry Shapiro are in Las Vegas, where it’s Day One of the 2015 Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship (NHC). The three players qualified at last year’s TOC… Read More

Richard C. Pell’s Calculator wins the Grade III Sham Stakes at Santa Anita

Calculator stamped himself as a first-tier Derby hopeful with an impressive win in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita, getting his first win in his fifth career try. Ridden by Elvis Trujillo, Calculator is trained… Read More

Lutine Belle Gives Solis his 5,000th Win in the Blue Norther Stakes

Owned by KMN Racing and trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, Lutine Belle closed from sixth in a field of 10 to win the Blue Norther Stakes at Santa Anita by 1-1/2 lengths over American Sun and Rainha Da Bateria…. Read More

Dedomenico, Hollendorfer and Todaro’s Sam’s Sister Upsets in Grade I La Brea Stakes

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 26, 2014)—Sam’s Sister surged late to defeat heavily favored Taris by a half length in Friday’s Grade I, $300,000 La Brea Stakes, one of three graded events on Santa Anita’s Winter Meet opening day. Ridden… Read More

Co-owner Jim Rome gives Shared Belief a kiss following Malibu Stakes Victory

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 26, 2014) — Back in action for the first time since suffering his first career defeat in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s Shared Belief demonstrated the heart and class of a… Read More

Acceptance Wins the King Glorious Stakes Sunday at Los Alamitos

Co-owners and breeders Judy and Bud Johnston congratulated jockey Elvis Trujillo after Acceptance’s victory in the $200,000 King Glorious Stakes Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Los Alamitos Race Course. Acceptance is trained by Don Warren for the Johnstons… Read More

TOC Retraction to California Horsemen Letter of Nov. 24

In a letter yesterday to TOC members, we incorrectly stated the positions of Terry Finley, who is running for President of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s’ Association. His letter to TOC members is below. TOC does not endorse… Read More

Achiever’s Legacy Wins $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes Sunday

Achiever’s Legacy rallied in the stretch to win the $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes Sunday at Del Mar. The two-year-old daughter of City Zip is owned in partnership by Gillian Campbell of Naples, FL, Margaret Cellucci of Richmond, CA… Read More

Outside Nashville wins Oakland at Golden Gate Fields

(Photo by Vassar) Outside Nashville, making his first start since March 15 and since being gelded, pulling away from a strong field with an impressive stretch run Saturday in the $55,070 Oakland Stakes. The son of Broken Vow… Read More

Pure Tactics wins Sunday’s Lure Stakes for Owners Making First Trip to Santa Anita

Pure Tactics made an unexpected lead and never looked back in winning Sunday’s $75,000 Lure Stakes by 6 ½ lengths under Rafael Bejarano.  Trained by Leandro Mora, the 5-year-old Texas-bred horse set fractions of 23.85, 46.60, 1:09.81 and… Read More

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