Closing Remarks

In 'Closing', Cal-Bred Mare Can Climb Grade I Hill in Matriarch

Stop us if you've heard this a time or a thousand. Horses trained by Chad Brown figure tough in the GI Matriarch S. on closing day of the Bing Crosby Meet at Del Mar. Undisputable though that is--he has, after all, sent out the winner all but once since 2017--Harris Farms homebred Closing Remarks (Vronsky) will look to have the final say Sunday afternoon. The chestnut has yet to strike in three tries at the top level, though she was runner-up in the 2021 Del Mar Oaks while finishing just...

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Going Global the One to Beat, Again, in American Oaks

With a 7-6-1-0 record since being imported from Ireland, and having already bested a number of these foes previously, Going Global (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}) is strictly the one to beat in Sunday's concluding event at Santa Anita, the GI American Oaks. The Phil D'Amato trainee's lone runner-up effort in the States came when she was beaten a half-length in the GII San Clemente S. over a Del Mar mile in July, but she bounced back with a victory in that venue's nine-panel GI Del Mar Oaks Aug. 21. Closing Remarks...

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Going Global Rides Hot Streak Into San Clemente

Going Global (Ire) (Mehmas {Ire}) looks to take her American record to five-for-five in Saturday's GII San Clemente S. at Del Mar. Breaking her maiden in her fourth and final European start, the bay captured the GIII Sweet Life S. at Santa Anita Feb. 14 in her first start for Phil D'Amato. Capturing the China Doll S. Mar. 6, she took the GIII Providencia S. Apr. 3 and was a decisive winner of the GIII Honeymoon S. May 22. Madone (Vancouver {Aus}) looks to rebound off a sixth-place finish in...

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