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Gunmetal Gray rallies to win Sham Stakes by 1 length

Jan. 5, 2019 9:48 PM EST

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Gunmetal Gray rallied from last to win the $100,000 Sham Stakes by a length, giving the gray colt qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Gunmetal Gray ran a mile in 1:38.96 at Santa Anita on Saturday. Trained and co-owned by Jerry Hollendorfer,...

Horse of Year finalists: Justify, Accelerate, Monomoy Girl

Jan. 5, 2019 11:32 AM EST

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justify and Accelerate never got to face off on the track. Instead, they'll duel for Horse of the Year. Justify, Accelerate and Monomoy Girl were the three finalists announced Saturday for Horse of the Year. The top prize will be handed out at the Eclipse Awards on Jan. 24....

Baffert sweeps Grade 1 2-year-old races at Los Alamitos

Dec. 8, 2018 10:39 PM EST

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert swept the CashCall Futurity and Starlet for 2-year-olds, winning the Grade 1 races for the second straight year at Los Alamitos. Improbable won the $300,345 Futurity by five lengths as the 1-5 favorite and 3-2 favorite Chasing Yesterday won the...