Jockey Chris Russell and trainer Mike Pender teamed to break their maiden at Santa Anita Wednesday.Russell won in his 19th ride at the Arcadia track. The 23-year-old Maryland native won the fifth race aboard Orange 'Em. Trainer Pender is a 38-year-old former clinical psychologist. Russell was a former hot walker for Mike Machowsky, a groom for Roger Stein and an exercise rider for Don Warren and Matt Chew.
Pender has six horses in training at Hollywood Park.(Chart, Equibase)