Robert K. Kerlan Memorial H.

Race 7 at Betfair Hollywood Park on July 1, 2012

  • STK
  • 6 furlongs
  • Turf
  • $68,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:08.63
Order of Finish
1

John Johny Jak

Wildcat Heir  – Pure Adrenalin

5YO Ridgling

$42,480
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Kristin Mulhall
  • B:Murray Smith
  • O:Kretz Racing LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Wildcat Heir , Bay, 2000. Lifetime: 255 yearlings sold, median $19,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Saint Ballado , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2008 OBSSYR, $4,700; 2009 OBSS2Y, $37,000.
2

Obviously (IRE)

Choisir (AUS)  – Leala (IRE)

4YO Gelding

$14,160
  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Mike R. Mitchell
  • B:Miss Deidre Cogan
  • O:Fanticola, Anthony and Scardino, Joseph
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: F
  • Sire: Choisir (AUS) , Chestnut, 1999. Lifetime: 1035 yearlings sold, median $39,100.
  • Broodmare Sire: Montjeu (IRE) , Bay, 1996.
  • Sale History: 2009 W543 , $2,603; 2011 TA11 , $217,758.
3

Comma to the Top

Bwana Charlie  – Maggies Storm

4YO Gelding

$8,496
  • J:Kevin Krigger
  • T:Peter Miller
  • B:Richard Thompson & Linda Thompson
  • O:Barber, Gary, Birnbaum, Roger and Tsujihara, Kevin
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: C
  • Sire: Bwana Charlie , Bay, 2001. Lifetime: 46 yearlings sold, median $4,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Stormy Atlantic , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
  • Sale History: 2008 OBSFMX, $5,000; 2010 OBSS2Y, $22,000.
4

4YO Colt

$4,248
  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:A. C. Avila
  • B:Coudelaria Jessica
  • O:Coudelaria Jessica, Inc.
5

Gallant Son

Malabar Gold  – Explicitly

6YO Horse

$1,416
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Frank Lucarelli
  • B:Tony Holmes & Highclere
  • O:Randall and Rossi LLC
6

Rauschenberg

Grand Slam  – Catbaby

5YO Gelding

  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Martin F. Jones
  • B:Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC
  • O:Gary Broad
7

Victory Pete

Five Star Day  – Blabby B.

7YO Horse

  • J:Martin Garcia
  • T:Alexis Barba
  • B:American Equistock Inc
  • O:Johnson, Ellen and Peter O.
8

7YO Gelding

  • J:Agapito Delgadillo
  • T:Anthony K. Saavedra
  • B:Ronald E. Jex
  • O:Ken Kinakin
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Obviously wins the 2016 Poker Stakes.

    Obviously All the Way in Poker Stakes

    Anthony Fanticola and Joseph Scardino's Obviously (IRE) returned from a four-month break between races and led gate to wire to win the $300,000 Poker Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Belmont Park.

  • Bolo (left) catches Obviously late to win the Arcadia.

    Bolo Upsets Obviously in Arcadia Stakes

    Bolo fired his best off a seven-month layoff in the $200,000 Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Park, where he caught odds-on grade I winner Obviously in the final strides to secure his first graded victory.

  • Flamboyant (left) catches Obviously to win the San Gabriel Stakes.

    Chiropractor, Flamboyant Vie in San Marcos

    Grade I winner Chiropractor and upset San Gabriel Stakes (gr. IIT) winner Flamboyant both figure to be running late as they head the eight-horse field in the $200,000 San Marcos Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park Feb. 6.

  • Flamboyant (left) catches Obviously to win the San Gabriel Stakes.

    Flamboyant Stuns San Gabriel Field at 46-1

    Flamboyant provided the first graded stakes stunner of 2016 Jan. 2, when the 46-1 shot caught favored grade I winner Obviously in the final moments to win the $200,000 San Gabriel Stakes (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Songbird

    Songbird 'Wonderful' in Santa Anita Drill

    Unbeaten Songbird, the likely favorite in upcoming Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) at Keeneland, worked six furlongs in 1:13 3/5 on Santa Anita Park's fast main track Oct. 18 under regular rider Mike Smith.

  • Gallant Son to Daehling Ranch in CA

    Grade III winner Gallant Son, a 9-year-old son of Malabar Gold, will take up stallion duty in 2016 at Daehling Ranch in Elk Grove, Calif. Owned by a partnership, he will stand for a $2,000 fee.

  • Obviously

    Obviously Scratched From Del Mar Handicap

    After scratching Anthony Fanticola and Joseph Scardino's Obviously from the Aug. 23 Del Mar Mile Handicap, trainer Phil D'Amato said the 7-year-old gelding is doing just fine. The scratch reason was a change of plans.

  • Mike Mitchell

    Mitchell Remembered as 'Brilliant Horseman'

    Well over 200 people--horsemen, fans, and racetrack regulars--gathered April 20 at Santa Anita Park to remember trainer Mike Mitchell, who died at the age of 66 April 14 after a lengthy battle with brain cancer.

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