Sunset H. (G3T)

Race 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park on July 15, 2012

  • Grade III
  • 1 1/2 miles
  • $100,000
  • 3 yo's & up
  • 8:00 PM
  • 2:29.13
Payoffs
4   Dhaamer (IRE) $2.80 $2.10
1   Romp (ARG) $5.00
2   Quaintly
$2 Exacta (4-1) $5.80
$2 Trifecta (4-1-2) $20.80
Order of Finish
1

Dhaamer (IRE)

Dubai Destination  – Arjuzah (IRE)

5YO Gelding

$60,000
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Mike R. Mitchell
  • B:Shadwell Estate Co., Ltd.
  • O:Brown, Jr., Edward J. and Manoogian, Jay
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Dubai Destination , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 406 yearlings sold, median $25,192.
  • Broodmare Sire: Ahonoora (GB) , Chestnut, 1975.
  • Sale History: 2011 TA11 , $50,252.
2

Romp (ARG)

Incurable Optimist  – Stormy Secret (ARG)

8YO Gelding

$20,000
  • J:Martin Garcia
  • T:Kristin Mulhall
  • B:John T. Behrendt
  • O:Sisters in Racing Stable and Siskin, Jeff
3

Quaintly

Giant's Causeway  – Measure

4YO Filly

$12,000
  • J:Yuichi Fukunaga
  • T:Patrick L. Biancone
  • B:Tower Bloodstock
  • O:Magnier, Mrs. John, Tabor, Michael and Smith, Derrick
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C+
  • Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Lifetime: 957 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold , Bay, 1985.
4

Juniper Pass

Lemon Drop Kid  – Child Bride

5YO Horse

$6,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Thomas Ray Bell, II
  • B:Brookdale Thoroughbreds LLC
  • O:Irvin, Betty and Robert G.
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Marketing Mix

    Marketing Mix Denies Dhaamer in Sunset Finale

    Facing males for the first time, top-notch turf mare Marketing Mix stubbornly denied Dhaamer in his bid for a repeat victory in the closing-day Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 14 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Dhaamer won the 2012 Sunset Handicap by 3 1/4 lengths.

    Marketing Mix in Way of Dhaamer's Sunset Bid

    Dhaamer meets the top class turf mare Marketing Mix as he attempts to defend his title in the $100,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 14, closing day of the final spring/summer meet at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Marketing Mix takes on males in Sunset

    The grade III, $100,000 Sunset Handicap might not be what it once was during its glory days, but the July 14 closing-day feature at Betfair Hollywood Park has more glamour than usual.

  • Calidoscopio won the 2012 BC Marathon by 4 1/4 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Marathon/26130229_MsH7Ls#!i=2192123925&k=VftDMwK">Order This Photo</a>

    BC Marathon Winner Calidoscopio in Tokyo City

    Calidoscopio makes his first appearance since he scored a major upset in last fall's Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) when he takes on seven opponents in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) March 23 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Jeranimo won the San Gabriel Stakes in 2010.

    Jeranimo, Slim Shadey Clash in San Gabriel

    Grade I winner Jeranimo launches his 7-year-old campaign Jan. 13 on the turf at Santa Anita Park in the $150,000 San Gabriel Stakes (gr. IIT), a race he won in 2010 and was second in last year.

  • Bullet Breeze for Nonios at Hollywood

    On a light day for workouts by horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, Nonios turned some heads with a bullet five-furlong breeze at Betfair Hollywood Park Oct. 24.

  • Casino Host holds off Dhaamer to win the Del Mar Handicap.

    Casino Host Feels At Home in Del Mar 'Cap

    Casino Host, a recent addition to the Southern California male turf division, conquered the 1 3/8-mile distance in his first try with a late-running victory in the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 25.

  • Switch won the A Gleam on July 14.

    Switch Wheels Back for Clement Hirsch Stakes

    Fresh off a victory in the A Gleam Handicap (gr. II), dual grade I winner Switch wheels right back for trainer John Sadler while returning to two turns in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 4 at Del Mar.

  • Dhaamer wins the Sunset Handicap.

    For Ailing Mitchell, Dhaamer Brightens Sunset

    Trainer Mike Mitchell, who had surgery to remove a tumor from his brain late last month, was on hand as odds-on Dhaamer turned the closing-day Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) into a romp at Betfair Hollywood Park July 15.

  • Dhaamer won the May 13 Round Table Stakes by 4 1/2 lengths.

    Dhaamer Chasing Grade in Closing Day Sunset

    Following his first United States victory for trainer Mike Mitchell, Dhaamer goes for his initial graded win in the $100,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf July 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Capital Plan wins the Beverly Hills Handicap.

    Rosario Goes Out a Winner on Capital Plan

    Jockey Joel Rosario, heading for New York to ride full time, finished up in Southern California a stakes winner when he guided Capital Plan to victory in the $100,000 Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park.

  • Acclamation won the Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap in 2010 and 2011 (shown).

    Acclamation Goes for 3rd Straight Whittingham

    Off for more than eight months, champion Acclamation makes his much-awaited return in the $250,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IT) at Betfair Hollywood Park June 9, a race he has won the past two years.

  • Bourbon Bay faces 5 in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap.

    Bourbon Bay Pick in San Juan Capistrano

    Bourbon Bay will start as an overwhelming favorite in the marathon $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT) as the curtain comes down on Santa Anita Park for the 75th season April 22.

  • Dynamic Host holds off Dhaamer to win the Tokyo City Cup at Santa Anita Park.

    Dynamic Host Topples Tokyo City Cup

    Dynamic Host, claimed for $40,000 last summer, became a graded stakes winner when he held off British import Dhaamer by a neck in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) at Santa Anita Mach 24.

  • One who should not have trouble with the distance is 2010 Breeders' Cup Marathon winner Eldaafer.

    Eight Get Distance Test in Tokyo City Cup

    With the 2012 Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) set for Santa Anita this fall, the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) is as good a place as any to find out which local horses can get the distance.

  • Imponente Purse wins the Sunset Handicap

    Imponente Purse Bags Sunset With Late Surge

    The 1 1/2-mile distance of the $100,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) proved just right for Imponente Purse, who came from off the pace under Chantal Sutherland to win the final stakes of the Hollywood Park spring/summer meet.

  • Willard Proctor Memorial Stakes winner Majestic City takes on 7 in the Hollywood Juvenile Championship Stakes.

    Pair of Graded Stakes to Close Hollywood Meet

    Precocious Majestic City heads the field for the Hollywood Juvenile Championship Stakes (gr. III) while Acclamation stands out in the Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) as the Hollywood Park spring/summer meet ends July 18.

  • Juniper Pass wins the San Juan Capistrano.

    'Capistrano: Juniper Pass Saves Best for Last

    Juniper Pass needed every yard of the San Juan Capistrano Handicap's 1 3/4-mile distance, getting up with a desperate lunge to defeat Imponente Purse by a head to drop the curtain on the 2010-11 Santa Anita season April 17.

  • Juniper Pass (left) wins the San Luis Rey Stakes.

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    Juniper Pass Takes to Sloppy San Luis Rey

    A new jockey, an equipment change and a first start on the main track all added up to the initial stakes victory for Juniper Pass in the off-the-turf San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. III) at rain-soaked Santa Anita March 20.

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