Santa Anita Park Report (January 24-26)
Santa Anita Recap for Friday (1-24-20)
Fast main track and firm turf course. One dueling front running winner at six furlongs on dirt. The winning turf course running styles were a stalker at one mile, a patient runner at one mile, and a front runner at one mile (rail at 30 feet).
Riding double for Eswan Flores. Training double for Hector Palma.
The Rainbow 6 pool was $158,860 and one winning jackpot ticket paid $721,789.40.
Jan. 24 Claims: Race 6 – Toothless Wonder ($16k, Steve Miyadi). Race 7 – Murad Khan ($50k, Doug O’Neill).
Santa Anita Recap for Saturday (1-25-20)
Fast main track and firm turf course. Four front running winners on dirt (6f, 6.5f, 8f, 6f). The winning turf course running styles were a front runner at 5.5 furlongs, a stalker at one mile, a two last-to-first closers at a mile and an eighth (rail at 10 feet).
Abel Cedillo guided home four winners. Geovanni Franco booted home a pair on turf.
The Rainbow 6 pool was $94,147 and multiple winning jackpot ticket paid $2,958.12 each. There will be a jackpot carryover of $21,552 when live racing resumes on Sunday, Jan. 26.
Palos Verdes Stakes (G2) Recap (1-25-20) – Winner: Captain Scotty ($9.80)
An original field of six was scratched down to four. Captain Scotty cleared early and it was game over. Flagstaff chased throughout and fell a neck short. He was well clear of outside stalker Speed Pass, and Grinning Tiger broke a bit slow and trailed throughout.
Jan. 25 Claims: Race 3 – Fire When Ready ($12.5k, Jeff Mullins).
Santa Anita Recap for Sunday (1-26-20)
Fast main track and firm turf course. Two front running dirt sprint winners at 5.5f panels. The winning turf course running styles were a dueling front runner at 5.5 furlongs, and two stalkers at 5.5 furlongs (rail at 20 feet).
Joel Rosario booted home the early double.
The Rainbow 6 pool was $72,745 and multiple winning jackpot ticket paid $6,477.04 each. There will be a jackpot carryover of $38,207 when live racing resumes on Thursday, Jan. 30.
Clocker’s Corner Stakes Recap (1-26-20) – Winner: Lil Milo ($14.20)
The pace figured to be swift and it was (Bay Muzik, What’sontheagenda dueled). Lil Milo sat the right outside stalking trip and got the jump on the closers in a length and a quarter tally. Post time favorite Ghoul got up for 2nd but was placed 5th for causing interference in the stretch. What’sontheagenda was elevated to 2nd, and Ax Man and Double Touch were next. Oiseau de Guerre and Bay Muzik trailed.
Jan. 26 Claims: None.