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1dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Melatonin has eye on BC Classic

1dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Melatonin has eye on BC Classic

Melatonin won his second stakes in Saturday's $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita as the 9-5 favorite.

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1dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Lord Nelson triumphant in Triple Bend

Lord Nelson gave Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his first Grade 1 win of 2016 in Saturday's $301,035 Triple Bend Stakes at Santa Anita.

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1dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

'Moon' shines bright in Bed o' Roses

By the Moon signaled she'll be a key player in the East Coast filly and mare sprint division this year with a decisive 1-3/4-length win in the Grade 3 Bed o' Roses .

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1dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

Isabella Sings wins Eatontown Stakes

Isabella Sings won her second stakes of the Monmouth Park meet on Saturday, leading her six rivals on a merry chase from beginning to end in the Grade 3 Eatontown.

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1dMarcus Hersh | Daily Racing Form

Sarah Sis never trails in Chicago Handicap

The good Sarah Sis showed up Saturday at Arlington, leading all way as the 9-5-favorite in the Grade 3, $100,000 Chicago Handicap.

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1dMarcus Hersh | Daily Racing Form

Mo Tom avoids trouble to win Ohio Derby

Mo Tom was kept outside and in the clear Saturday at Thistledown in the $500,000 Ohio Derby and scored a decisive victory, beating Adventist by three lengths.

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2dBrad Free | Daily Racing Form

How to play Santa Anita on Saturday

Sticking around for the last two races Saturday at Santa Anita? The answer should be yes because both Grade 1 races include attractive betting opportunities.

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Sunday Pick 4: Oaktree at Pleasanton (7:33)
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Eatontown Stakes preview (5:20)
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3dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Baffert to send Hoppertunity in Gold Cup

Trainer Bob Baffert saw enough in a morning workout to point Hoppertunity for Saturday's $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita.

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Saturday Pick 4: Oaktree at Pleasanton (8:40)
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3dJay Hovdey

Versatility no problem for some greats

On Saturday out in smoky Los Angeles, the $300,000 Triple Bend at seven furlongs will serve as a warm-up act for the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita at 10 furlongs.

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Sunday Pick 6: Alberta Downs (3:35)
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3dMatt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

Judge issues restraining order in trainer Umarov's favor

>A circuit court judge in Kentucky has issued a temporary restraining order that will prevent the state racing commission from enforcing a 10-year ban on the owner-trainer Otabek Umarov.

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Triple Bend Stakes preview (5:32)
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Bed o' Roses Handicap preview (6:08)
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3dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Kobe's Back looks to close fast in Triple Bend

Kobe's Back has yet to win a Grade 1 race, and he will try for the seventh time in Saturday's $300,000 Triple Bend Stakes at seven furlongs at Santa Anita.

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Santa Anita Pick 4: Saturday, June 25 (8:05)
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Race of the Day: Saturday, June 25 (6:41)
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Ohio Derby preview (6:23)
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Thistledown Pick 4: Saturday, June 25 (6:34)
3dMatt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

Humane Society forms horse-racing advisory council

The Humane Society of the United States has formed a horse-racing advisory council and will step up its efforts to lobby for a federal bill providing for national oversight of the industry.

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8dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Songbird back strong in Summertime Oaks

Several minutes had passed after Songbird's easy win in Saturday's $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita when trainer Jerry Hollendorfer walked out of the winner's circle.

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8dMarty McGee | Daily Racing Form

Bradester never looks back in Stephen Foster

Bradester seized early command and never looked back in posting a 9-1 upset Saturday night in the 35th running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap.

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6dMike Watchmaker

Songbird a truly special filly

It says a lot about Songbird, and the connection she has made with the racing public, that everyone seems to think they know best what her next start should be.

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Horse Racing weekend recap (2:45)
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8dMarty McGee | Daily Racing Form

Paid Up Subscriber upsets Fleur de Lis

Paid Up Subscriber became a player in the filly-and-mare division and earned an expenses-paid trip to the Breeders' Cup with an emphatic victory Saturday night in the Fleur de Lis Handicap.

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8dByron King | Daily Racing Form

Pleuven makes the grade in Wise Dan Stakes

The Pizza Man, winner of last year's Arlington Million but off since February, got a race Saturday night in the Grade 2, $200,000 Wise Dan Stakes at Churchill Downs, but it was Pleuven who won.

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Weekend Wrap: Stephen Foster (5:33)
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8dByron King | Daily Racing Form

Gun Runner much the best in Winn Stakes

Steve Asmussen's other Derby starter, third-place finisher Gun Runner, returned as an easy winner in Saturday evening's Grade 3, $100,000 Matt Winn Stakes.

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A Unique Voice

Angela Hermann completes her first meeting as the voice of Golden Gate Fields. Larry Stumes of the SF Chronicle analzyes and reflects on Russell Baze's retirement.

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Weekend Wrap: Summertime Oaks (3:49)
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Weekend Wrap: Poker Stakes (3:56)
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Weekend Wrap: Honeymoon Stakes (6:16)
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Weekend Wrap: Pegasus Stakes (4:03)
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The Matt Bernier After Show (2:40)
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9dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Santa Anita's new turf course work on schedule

Santa Anita's month-long project to replace its turf course is on schedule for completion by early July, according to track senior vice president Joe Morris.

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10dMike Watchmaker

Time to shine for older horses

Every year, the 3-year-old male division dominates the first half of the U.S. racing season. But after the Belmont Stakes, a whole new world of racing opens up.

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Wise Dan Stakes preview (6:17)
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Race Replay: Honeymoon Stakes (5:28)
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Race Replay: Pegasus Stakes (4:38)
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Oak Tree at Pleasanton Pick 4: Saturday, June 18 (7:44)
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Race of the Day: Sunday, June 19 (6:08)

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