Somethinaboutlaura successfully defended her title in the $150,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, winning a spirited stretch duel with outsider Strong Faith on the Hollywood Park Cushion Track Friday night.
Donald R. Dizney's homebred Joint Effort, coming off back-to-back second-place finishes in grade II company, swept past the heavy favorite Take D' Tour mid-stretch and rolled on to a five-length win in the $500,000 Sunshine Millions Distaff at 1 1/6 miles at Santa Anita Saturday.
Multiple grade I stakes winner Balance, sidelined since May while undergoing ankle surgery, returns to action at her favorite racetrack on Saturday in Santa Anita's $250,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) at seven furlongs.
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