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Craig Family Trust

  • Jenny Craig is now the primary owner after the passing of her husband Sid on July 21, 2008.
  • Jenny and Sid founded Jenny Craig, Inc. the weight loss corporation.
  • Sid became interested in horses attending the races at Del Mar while serving in the Navy.
  • The Craigs spent 20 years breeding, owning, and racing horses together.
  • Won the 2003 Pacific Classic with Candy Ride.
  • The Craigs silks have made an appearance in the Kentucky Derby three times. In the 2009 edition Chocolate Candy finished fifth.
  • Operate Rancho Paseana, a top training facility and lay-up farm near Del Mar.
  • Besides their love for horse racing, the Craigs have been well known for their charity work. They have supported Easter Seals, United Way/CHAD, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • Top runners for the Craigs have included: Paseana, Alpride, Different, Exchange, and Brave Act.

Los Alamitos Futurity Added to 2014-15 'Road to the Kentucky Derby' Series

The $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (Grade I) has been added to the list of races that comprise the 2014-15 “Road to the Kentucky Derby.” The series of 35 select races – 19 “Prep Season” races and 16 “Championship Series” races – will determine which horses qualify to the 141st running of the $2 million guaranteed Kentucky Derby.

Global View Nips Storming Inti at Wire to Win 23rd Running of Grade II American Turf

Glen Hill Farm's Global View caught Storming Inti in the closing strides

Midnight Lucky Romps in 28th Running of Grade I Humana Distaff

Midnight Lucky, making her first start in more than 11 months, took the lead out of the gate

Coffee Clique Catches Dame Marie Late to Win 29th Running of Grade II Churchill Distaff Turf Mile

Coffee Clique squeezed through an opening along the hedge

California Chrome Wins America’s Greatest Race

164,906 fans pack historic Churchill Downs

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California Chrome is attempting to become only the fourth California-bred, Kentucky Derby winner in history and the first since Decidedly in 1962.