GI Santa Anita Hcp. (“The Big Cap”) – Entries – Free PP’s – M/L Odds – Post Positions


Santa Anita also offers GI Santa Anita Hcp. (“The Big Cap”) on its big Graded Stakes card, this Saturday!

RACE 10 Santa Anita H. Presented by San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino (Grade I) POST TIME – 4:30 PM (Local)

Purse $600,000. For Four-Year-Olds And Upward.  One And One Fourth Mile. (Dirt)

GI Triple Bend Stakes ,  GI Frank Kilroe Mile Stakes GII San Felipe StakesChina Doll Stakes

Free Saturday PP’s for Santa Anita Park


PP Horse  M/L A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer
1 Top of the Game (KY) 10/1 5/G L K J Desormeaux 116 V Cerin
2 Prime Attraction (KY)  8/1 5/H L T J Pereira 119 J M Cassidy
3 Curlin Road (KY) 12/1 5/G L T Baze 116 D F O’Neill
4 Giant Expectations (NY) 5/1 5/H L C S Nakatani 121 P Eurton
5 Hoppertunity (KY) 7/2 7/H L F Prat 121 B Baffert
6 Fear the Cowboy (KY) 3/1 6/H L J Castellano 118 E Loza, Jr.
7 Accelerate (KY)  5/2 5/H L V Espinoza 123 J W Sadler
8 Mubtaahij (IRE)  4/1 6/H L M E Smith 122 B Baffert

2017 GI Big Cap is on tap this Saturday – Entries – M/L Odds – Free PP’s – Post Positions

Shaman Ghost – 2nd last time in the $12 Million GI Pegasus Stakes to Arrogate is staying home for the GI Santa Anita Hcp. (The Big Cap) at Santa Anita Park this Saturday!

RACE 10, Santa Anita Hcp.(Grade I) POST TIME – 5:00 PM (Local)

Purse $750,000. For Four-Year-Olds And Upward. at One And One Fourth Mile. (Dirt)

Saturday Free PP’s For Santa Anita

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(Our Postings for all the other big Graded Races at Santa Anita this Saturday)


PP Horse M/L Odds A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer
1 Midnight Storm (KY) 8/5 6/H L R Bejarano 122 P D’Amato
2 Gangster (KY) 30/1 5/H L M Gutierrez 115 D F O’Neill
3 Shaman Ghost (ON)  2/1 5/H L J Castellano 122 J A Jerkens
4 Isotherm (KY) 12/1 4/C L F Prat 119 G Weaver
5 Hard Aces (KY) 15/1 7/H L V Espinoza 119 J W Sadler
6 Follow Me Crev (KY) 8/1 5/G L K J Desormeaux 116 V Cerin
7 Twentytwentyvision (KY) 12/1 6/G L M E Smith 116 R E Mandella
8 Hi Happy (ARG) 12/1 5/H L1 A Domingos 116 F N Souza
9 Imperative (KY) 5/1 7/G L A A Gallardo 119 R B Hess, Jr

“Game On Dude Is Back” in GI Big Cap Santa Anita Hcp. – Results and Replay

GameOnDude - winner of today's GI Santa Anita Hcp.
Game On Dude – winner of today’s GI Santa Anita Hcp.

Bad news for this year’s Hcp. division runners, as Game On Dude , took them gate to wire in winning the $750,000, GI Santa Anita Hcp., for 4YO and up, at 1 1/4 mile (dirt), by almost 2 lengths in a mind-numbing 1:58.17, as “The Dude” is back!

Full Results,

Will Take Charge , was 2nd tried in vain to close on Game On Dude in the stretch but “the Dude” would have none of it, Blingo , came 3rd to cotify that GII San Antonio Stakes win here last out but was back 8 lengths more with Mucho Macho Man , filling out today’s super and just didn’t have “it” today was back 3/4 of a length further!

Payouts and Winning Time

Age Restriction: Four Year Old and Upward
  Purse: $750,000
  Distance: One And One Fourth Miles On The Dirt
  Track Condition: Fast
  Winning Time:  1:58.17
Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
7. Game On Dude Mike E. Smith 9.60 3.60 3.60
1. Will Take Charge Luis Saez   3.00 2.60
3. Blingo Aaron T. Gryder     5.40
Also ran: 2.  – Mucho Macho Man ,  8.  – Hear the Ghost ,  5.  – Rousing Sermon ,  4.  – Imperative ,  6.  – American Blend

It’s “Big Cap” time again with a Breeders’ Cup Classic Rematch in store – Probables with Free Past Performances

Mucho Macho Man (inside) and Will Take Charge (outside) in the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Classic tussle will bump heads again in Saturday, March 8’s GI Santa Anita Hcp!

Yes, race fans, if its early March, than it must be “Big Cap” time once again where this year Mucho Macho Man and Will Take Charge will try this 1 1/4 mile Santa Anita main once again here on Saturday.

So below, we’ve gather together all the $750,000, GI Santa Anita Hcp, 1 1/4 mile over the dirt main, Probables, for you to mull over!

Free Past Performances

Horse/Assn Wgt./Trainer

MUCHO MACHO MAN/124/Kathy Ritvo
WILL TAKE CHARGE/123/D. Wayne Lukas
GAME ON DUDE/122/Bob Baffert
BLINGO/117/John Shirreffs
BLUESKIESNRAINBOWS/117/Jerry Hollendorfer
FURY KAPCORI/115/Jerry Hollendorfer
LONG RIVER/115/Kiaran McLaughlin
AMERICAN BLEND/114/Carla Gaines
APPEALING TALE/114/Peter Miller
CLUBHOUSE RIDE/114/Craig Lewis
HEAR THE GHOST/114/Jerry Hollendorfer
IMPERATIVE/114/George Papaprodromou
ROUSING SERMON/114/Jerry Hollendorfer
SETSUKO/114/Richard Mandella

*Oh, and note this race will be carried “Live” on the NBC Sports network!