The win was the first in two starts this year for With Ability, who was assigned 117 pounds and ridden by Javier Castellano. With Ability covered 1 mile and 70 yards on the fast track in 1:41.20 to earn $28,800 for her owner-breeder, Edward P. Evans. Mark Hennig trains the winner.With Ability, like stakes winners Pulpit and Tempera, is by A.P. Indy and out of a Mr. Prospector mare. In the case of 4-year-old With Ability, that Mr. Prospector mare is two-time grade II winner Withallprobability Withallprobability also produced Probable Colony (by Pleasant Colony), whose daughter Summer Colony (by Summer Squall) carries a five-race winning streak into Saturday's $200,000 La Canada (gr. II) at Santa Anita.
With Ability paid $3.80, $3.20, and $2.50. Authentic Caller paid $7.70 and $4.40. Arpeggio paid $3.20 to show. (Chart, Equibase)