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Posted 04.29.12 at 5:39

Quiet Oasis Ready Off Bench, Wins Wilshire At 15-1

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (April 29, 2012)—Making her first start in more than five months, Quiet Oasis upset seven rivals and won the $100,000 Wilshire Handicap Sunday at Betfair Hollywood Park.

Owner J. Paul Reddam and jockey Mario Gutierrez, who collected his first local stakes win, hope the result was a positive omen for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.

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Stable Notes
Posted 04.29.12 at 12:57

Acclamation Pronounced Fit; Could Run In Mervyn LeRoy

After a brief scare Thursday, Acclamation, the champion older male of 2011, was declared fit and ready by trainer Don Warren and could run in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap Saturday at Betfair Hollywood Park.

A Grade II at 1 1/16 miles on Cushion Track, the LeRoy is one of three stakes on a program that will also include the simulcast of the 138th Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs.

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Racing News
Posted 04.28.12 at 6:16

Unusual Heatwave Completes Bejarano Quintuple; Willa B Awesome Outnods Starry Skies In Melair; Super High 5 Carryover ($31,360) For Sunday

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (April 28, 2012)— Unusual Heatwave, a half-brother to 2010 winner Alphie’s Bet, collared favored Stoney Fleece in the closing yards to take the $300,000 Snow Chief,(video) capping another memorable California Gold Rush Day for jockey Rafael Bejarano at Betfair Hollywood Park.

About 24 hours after he had been sworn in as a United States citizen, Bejarano, 29, won four other races Saturday – three of them stakes – and this was the second time he’s had five wins on a Gold Rush card. The Peruvian-born rider also accomplished the feat in 2009.

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Racing News
Posted 04.28.12 at 4:58

Streakin’ Mohican Sets Turf Course Record

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (April 28, 2012)—Making his first start for new connections after being claimed Feb. 25, Streakin’ Mohican established a course record for six furlongs on turf Saturday at Betfair Hollywood Park.

Quickly establishing command under jockey Rafael Bejarano, the 5-year-old gelded son of Songandaprayer was never menaced and won by 5 ¼ lengths.

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Racing News
Posted 04.28.12 at 10:10

Lone Friday Afternoon Program Of Meet May 4; Early Post Time (11 A.M.) Kentucky Derby Day

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (April 28, 2012) — Betfair Hollywood Park will offer afternoon racing Friday, May 4 and post time will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5 for the simulcast of the 138th Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs.

This is the lone Friday program of the Spring/Summer meet that will be held during the day. Post time is 1 p.m.

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Racing News
Posted 04.27.12 at 10:59

Utopian Earns First Stakes Win In Inglewood; Pick Six Carryover ($65,323) For Saturday

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (April 27, 2012)—After tracking a slow pace throughout, Utopian edged Smug in the final strides to win the $98,000 Inglewood Handicap (video) Friday at Betfair Hollywood Park.

The first night program of the Spring/Summer meet also produced the season’s initial Pick Six carryover. The carryover for Saturday, which features the 13th California Gold Rush, is $65,323.

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