River's Prayer, a half-length winner of the Princess Rooney Handicap (gr. I) at Calder Race Course in her last start on July 7, brings a four-race victory streak into the $200,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (gr. III) for fillies and mares sprinting 6 1/2 furlongs on the Del Mar Polytrack Friday evening.
- Gray or Roan Filly
- Born 2003
- VA -Bred
Bettarun Fast slipped through along the rail in upper stretch under jockey Aaron Gryder and held off El Mirage Queen and Acceleration in the final strides to spring a 31-1 upset in the $105,650 Santa Paula (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita Saturday.
Golden Eagle Farm's undefeated Ladies Souvenir, who easily won her only two starts in Northern California by a combined margin of more than 13 lengths for trainer Greg Gilchrist, takes a big step Saturday in the $100,000-added Santa Paula (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita.
|Trainer||Thomas F. Proctor|
|Breeder||Edward P. Evans|
|Candy Jo View Five-Cross Pedigree||Maria's Mon||Wavering Monarch|
|Live Your Best||Mt. Livermore|
|Be Your Best|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Hidden Brook Farm, agent||Lane's End, agent||$30,000|
|Two-year-old||Terry Oliver, agent||($70,000)|
|Broodmare||Fleetwood Bloodstock||Four Star Sales, agent||$60,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
|Hard Not to Like|