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Chief Cicatriz at Del Mar for Grade 1 Bing Crosby on Saturday

Chief Cicatriz pretty much dictated his own terms in the Dark Star Cup at Canterbury Park in June, but the competition is at another level in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Bing Crosby at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Just the same, trainer Shawn Davis figures with good reason that his horse belongs in this lineup and […]

Creative Art Has A New Muse

BY JIM WELLS The leading racehorse this summer at Canterbury Park, as we speak, is eight years old, not very big and the subject of numerous transactions at the claiming box. He has been mostly an honest fellow if not always successful, with peaks and valleys on his resume, and he has corresponding life details […]


Shawn Davis

BY JIM WELLS There was a time in his life when he couldn’t get a job. Now he holds down what might be described as several, since one of them must seem sometimes like four or five. Then again, a cowboy has to be a jack of all trades, or he wouldn’t be of much […]