Author Archives: avillanueva
What started out as vision of movie moguls Jack and Harry Warner in June of 1938, Hollywood Park will end its historic run on December 22 after 75 years.
In a statement that many in the Southern California racing industry has dreaded since 2008 became reality when Hollywood Park Land Company announced that they will not [...]
(All races can be seen on NBCSN or NBC first leg of the pick 5 begins at 11:08am)
For those that follow on facebook and twitter, this analysis is what is up at theracingeditiion.com for the Southern California tracks. Having 25-years of horse racing experience on the backstretch from hot-walking, groom, being a jockey and bloodstock [...]
Devil Made Me Do It
“I’m buying lunch next time,” Joe Torosian said right after I dropped him off last week after taking him to Golden Corral for lunch. Of course, those who know Joe understand that I will somehow end up with the check at the end of the night.
Now as for Tim Peterson [...]
Larissa Phillips was key in victory over La Canada
(San Marino) – For the first time in four years, it wasn’t Michelle Floyd versus Lauren from La Canada to determine Rio Hondo supremacy on Thursday. San Marino used timely hitting to get the upper-hand on the Spartans, 10-2.
Floyd rebounded nicely from a less than stellar outing [...]
SELECTIONS FOR BREEDERS’ CUP SATURDAY
4TH RACE(BREEDERS’ CUP JUVENILE TURF)
JOHA(10) – His Breeders’ Futurity win was as gutsy as they come, turf favoring those speed horse that can rate
DUNDONNELL(6) – Extra furlong could make him the most dangerous in here with stalking style
BALANCE THE BOOKS(8) – If speed comes back he will need to maneuver through [...]
Selections for Breeder’s Cup 2012 Friday card at Santa Anita.
4TH RACE (BREEDERS’ CUP JUVENILE SPRINT)
CEILING KITTY(2) – Has beaten the boys and accustomed to no lasix
SWEET SHIRLEY MAE(7) – Filly could be beneficiary of hot pace up front
MERIT MAN(3) – Done nothing wrong in two starts for Hess
5TH RACE (BREEDERS’ CUP MARATHON)
FAME AND GLORY(2) [...]
(South Pasadena) – A tough defensive backfield that caused three turnovers and 17-0 start to the game was enough for South Pasadena to hold off Alhambra, 24-10.
The Tigers offense survived a flag fest during its most crucial drive as it was called for six penalties. It destiny in its hands late in the third quarter [...]
(La Canada) – A week after only mustering up six points against Mountain View on Friday night, Alhambra managed just one touchdown in a 17-7 loss to La Canada in a Mid Valley Division pre-season game on Thursday Night. Andy Paynter’s one-yard dive with 31 seconds remaining in the half was the difference for the [...]
(Arcadia) – Rio Hondo Prep left no doubts as to who is the best team in the area as it completely dominated Arcadia from the word “go” in a non-league contest Friday night.
The Kares roughed up the already beleaguered Apaches to the tune of 29-7 as its defense didn’t allow a first down until 1:06 remained in the first [...]
La Canada's Catherine Horner provided senior leadership with two RBIs.
(San Marino) – With runs at a premium, it took senior leadership to lead La Canada to a 4-0 victory over Rio Hondo League foe San Marino. The Spartans starting battery of Lauren Cox and Catherine Horner had their signature on an impressive road victory as [...]