Bob Baffert is not the only successful veteran trainer who is having difficulty winning on synthetic surfaces. Count Bruce Headley among those who have been unable to conquer Cushion Track at Hollywood Park or Polytrack at Del Mar.
- Bay Horse
- Born 2002
Mr. Sekiguchi, a son of Storm Cat purchased as a yearling for $8 million in 2004 by Fusao Sekiguchi, won Santa Anita's $52,100 allowance feature Friday by a head over 52-1 longshot Absolute Glory.
|Owner||Briggs, Caracciolo & Jarvis|
|Breeder||Hermitage Farm LLC|
|Absolute Glory View Five-Cross Pedigree||Pembroke||Gone West|
|Grab the Glory||Alphabatim|
|Hope of Glory|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||David Hoffmire||Hermitage Farm||$11,000|
|Two-year-old||Peter A. Gonzalez, agent||Havens Bloodstock Agency, agent||$40,000|