California Cup Turf Classic S.

Race 9 at Santa Anita Park on January 25, 2014

  • STK
  • 1 1/8 miles
  • Turf
  • $250,000
  • 4 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:46.00
6   Weewinnin $44.80 $22.00 $10.40
11   Stoney Fleece
7   Jules Journey
$2 Exacta (6-11) $530.00
$2 Trifecta (6-11-7) $3,028.20
$2 Superfecta (6-11-7-5) $17,972.80
Order of Finish


Comic Strip  – Honoree Lady

4YO Gelding

  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Brian J. Koriner
  • B:Dr. & Mrs. William T. Gray DVM (CA)
  • O:E-Racing.Com, Gray, Jill, Gray, Dr. William T., Lyons, Janet et al.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: C+
  • Sire: Comic Strip , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Lifetime: 81 yearlings sold, median $6,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Roman Dancer , Bay, 1999.

Stoney Fleece

Decarchy  – Gold Fleece

5YO Gelding

  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:Joseph T. Alvarez III (CA)
  • O:Barber, Gary and Cecil
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Decarchy , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 62 yearlings sold, median $5,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Deputed Testamony , Bay, 1980.
  • Sale History: 2011 BARJAN, $1,200.

Jules Journey

Good Journey  – Flag the Mint Down

5YO Gelding

  • J:Gary L. Stevens
  • T:James M. Cassidy
  • B:Sean Speck & Barbara Speck (KY)
  • O:Cassidy, James M. and Kieron and DeLahunt, Mary
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Good Journey , Chestnut, 1996. Lifetime: 149 yearlings sold, median $15,306.
  • Broodmare Sire: Flag Down , Bay, 1990.
  • Sale History: 2011 BAR2YO, $10,000.


Unusual Heat  – Lethal Hunter

5YO Gelding

  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Barry Abrams
  • B:David Abrams & Madeline Auerbach (CA)
  • O:Abrams, Barry and M. Auerbach LLC

Lucky Primo

Atticus  – Live Free Or Die

8YO Gelding

  • J:Martin Garcia
  • T:Joshua M. Litt
  • B:Joshua Litt, Jason Litt & Dennis O'Neill (CA)
  • O:J B K Stable and Litt, Jason L.

China Prince

Peppered Cat  – China Princess

4YO Gelding

  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Craig Dollase
  • B:Baljit Singh (CA)
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds

Empty Headed

Unusual Heat  – Chi Chi Nette

6YO Gelding

  • J:Alonso Quinonez
  • T:Barry Abrams
  • B:Madeline Auerbach & David Abrams (CA)
  • O:Abrams, Barry and M. Auerbach LLC

Maybe Tuesday

Tizbud  – Super Tuesday

6YO Gelding

  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Robert B. Hess, Jr.
  • B:Harris Farms Inc. & Sheila Williams (CA)
  • O:Hale, Jr., R., Manoogian, R., Schroeder Farms LLC, Medina, D. et al.

Summer Hit

Bertrando  – Mia F Eighteen

5YO Gelding

  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:Kenneth Heidt & Janice Heidt (CA)
  • O:Carver, John and Hollendorfer, Jerry

Jonny's Choice

Unusual Heat  – Knows No Bounds

5YO Gelding

  • J:Mario Gutierrez
  • T:Donald Warren
  • B:Old English Rancho & Berumen (CA)
  • O:Berumen, Patsy, Johnston, E. W., Hilvers, Jonathan and Johnston, Judy

Unusual Meeting

Unusual Heat  – Gn. Group Meeting

4YO Gelding

  • J:Frank T. Alvarado
  • T:Steven Specht
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Larry D. Williams (CA)
  • O:Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Larry D.

7YO Gelding

  • J:Tyler Baze
  • T:Ed Moger, Jr.
  • B:Old English Rancho (CA)
  • O:Steve Moger

Tiz a Minister

Ministers Wild Cat  – Tiz a Mistress

4YO Colt

  • J:Saul Arias
  • T:Paul G. Aguirre
  • B:Dahlberg Farms LLC (CA)
  • O:Sayjay Racing LLC


Mr. Broad Blade  – Wild Note

5YO Gelding

  • J:Orlando Mojica
  • T:Michael Pender
  • B:Ed Delaney (CA)
  • O:Delaney, Ed and Pender Racing, LLC
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