Saturday, January 7, 2017

Jan 7-8

Let's Go To The Races - Jan 7-8, 2017
This is a non-commercial blog - Started as a convenience to organize my race viewing


California Chrome
The Horse of a Lifetime

Chrome and his groom, Raul Rodriguez: “The horse loves him,”
says Art Sherman. Photo: Susie Raisher/

Rain could be a factor in Saturday stakes
Scratches and Changes
Gormley gets back to work in the Sham



The 2016 Eclipse Awards finalists (in alphabetical order) are below with my choices indicated by ➨:
Horse of the Year: Arrogate, California Chrome, Songbird
Two-Year-Old Male: Classic Empire, Not This Time, Practical Joke
Two-Year-Old Filly: Champagne Room, Lady Aurelia, New Money Honey
Three-Year-Old Male: Arrogate, Exaggerator, Nyquist
Three-Year-Old Filly: Cathryn Sophia, Queen's Trust, Songbird
Older Dirt Male: California Chrome, Frosted, Lord Nelson
Older Dirt Female: Beholder, Cavorting, Stellar Wind
Male Sprinter: A.P. Indian, Drefong, Lord Nelson
Female Sprinter: Finest City, Haveyougoneaway, Paulassilverlining
Male Turf Horse: Flintshire, Highland Reel, Tourist
Female Turf Horse: Lady Eli, Miss Temple City, Tepin
Steeplechase Horse: Rawnaq, Scorpiancer, Top Striker
Owner: Juddmonte Farms, Inc., Kenneth & Sarah Ramsey, Spendthrift Farm LLC
Breeder: Clearsky Farms, Darley, WinStar Farm, LLC
Trainer: Bob Baffert, Chad Brown, Mark Casse
Jockey: Javier Castellano, Jose Ortiz, Mike Smith
Apprentice Jockey: Kevin Gomez, Lane Luzzi, Luis Ocasio

California Chrome leaves California Chrome  for last time
California Chrome arrives at Gulfstream Park
TDN Podcast - Interview with Perry Martin

Chrome logs final work in California - Workout video and video of interview with Art Sherman
Read more at source

"Everyone noticed his curiosity. But, when the owners and staff interacted with the already charismatic foal, they called him "Junior" because he looked so much like his sire, Lucky Pulpit, but with 2 extra white stockings (Lucky Pulpit had 2 white stockings and they both have a white blaze)." Read more at source


Time Ordered Races / Entries - Printable file
Stakes Entries

1:00 ET  Old Hat S (L)  GP   $100,000 3yo f  6f  R3  CARD
1:20 ET  Ladies H (L)  Aqu   $100,000 g 4+ f/m  8.32f  R3  CARD
1:30 ET  DANIA BEACH S G3  GP   $100,000 3yo 7.5f T R4  CARD 
4:03 ET  Ginger Brew S (L)  GP   $100,000 3yo f  7.5f T R9  CARD
4:30 ET  LAS CIENEGAS H G3  SA   $100,000 4+ f/m  abt 6.5f T R3  CARD
4:34 ET  Mucho Macho Man S (L)  GP  $100,000 3yo  8f  R10  CARD
6:30 ET  SHAM S G3  SA   $100,000 3yo  8f  *  R7  CARD
7:30 ET  SAN GABRIEL S G2  SA   $200,000 4+  9f T R9  CARD
8:35 ET  Pelican S  DeD   $100,000 3yo S  7f  R8  CARD

*KY Derby Points:  10-4-2-1


4:20 ET  Ruthless S (L)  Aqu   $100,000 3yo f  6f  R3  CARD
7:00 ET  SANTA YNEZ G2  SA   $200,000 3yo f  7f  R8  CARD


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