La Brea S. (G1)

Race 8 at Santa Anita Park on December 26, 2009

  • Grade I
  • 7 furlongs
  • All Weather Track
  • $300,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 3:30 PM
  • 1:21.78
Order of Finish
1

Evita Argentina

Candy Ride (ARG)  – Jealous Wildcat

3YO

$180,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:Halo Farms
  • O:Halo Farms or Three Sisters Thoroughbreds
  • Margin:2
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Candy Ride (ARG) , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 540 yearlings sold, median $65,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Forest Wildcat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1991.
2

Starlarks (IRE)

Mujahid  – Violet (IRE)

3YO

$60,000
  • J:Alex O. Solis
  • T:Patrick Gallagher
  • B:Stourbank Stud
  • O:Dolantori Racing
  • Margin:head
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Mujahid , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 185 yearlings sold, median $10,496.
  • Broodmare Sire: Mukaddamah , Bay, 1988.
  • Sale History: 2007 TATOCT, $46,932.
3

Amazed by Grace

Bowman's Band  – Gracefulprospect

3YO

$36,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Guadalupe Preciado
  • B:Thomas Winebarger Sr.
  • O:West Point Thoroughbreds
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A+
  • Sire: Bowman's Band , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 46 yearlings sold, median $7,250.
  • Broodmare Sire: Allen's Prospect , Bay, 1982.
  • Sale History: 2007 FTMFYR, $35,000; 2008 ESMAY , $40,000.
4

Rose Diamond (IRE)

Daylami (IRE)  – Tante Rose (IRE)

3YO

$18,000
  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Patrick L. Biancone
  • B:Bjorn Nielsen
  • O:Bjorn Nielsen
5

Kays and Jays

Macho Uno  – Lovin Spoonful

3YO

$6,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Mike R. Mitchell
  • B:Milan Kosanovich
  • O:Zayat Stables, LLC
6

Will O Way

Broken Vow  – Willow Woodman

3YO

  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Vladimir Cerin
  • B:Fred W. Pace
  • O:Waranch or Wilson or Wilson
7

Gabby's Golden Gal

Medaglia d'Oro  – Gabriellina Giof (GB)

3YO

  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Arnold Zetcher LLC
  • O:Arnold Zetcher, LLC
8

Pinkarella

Malibu Moon  – Stormy Monday

3YO

  • J:Tyler Baze
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:B. Wayne Hughes
  • O:Flintridge Stable or STD Racing Stable
9

Minute Limit (IRE)

Pivotal (GB)  – Magic Cove

3YO

  • J:Alonso Quinonez
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:Airlie Stud
  • O:Team Valor International & Gary Barber
10

Alice's Smart

Smart Strike  – Darling Alice

3YO

  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:Jenine Sahadi
  • B:Jess Yawitz & G. L. Zwerling, LLC
  • O:Yawitz & G. L. Zwerling, LLC
11

Dani Reese

High Demand  – Cast of Characters

3YO

  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Dan L. Hendricks
  • B:Hopewell Investments LLC
  • O:Skyline Stable or Naftzger or Solis, II, Et Al
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Auction Trail of Weekend's Grade I Winners

    Both of the weekend's grade I winners at Santa Anita Park—Constellation and Mind Your Biscuits—passed through a Keeneland auction as yearlings and were offered through an Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • Constellation (No. 4) runs by Finley'sluckycharm in the stretch

    Constellation Digs in to Win La Brea

    Constellation won her first start for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer Nov. 12 in the City of Phoenix Stakes at Turf Paradise then took a significant step up Dec. 26 to gamely win the La Brea Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Lightstream wins the Lexus Raven Run Stakes (gr. II)

    Lightstream Ships West for La Brea

    Lightstream has made the trip west to take on the seven other fillies in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park and some new owners will be aboard for her run in the seven-furlong test.

  • Enola Gray comes home strong to win the California Distaff Handicap

    Enola Gray Scores on Grass in CA Distaff 'Cap

    Jockey Tyler Baze got a good feeling Nick Alexander's Enola Gray would take to a new surface for her first grass start Oct. 15, when the Grazen filly warmed up and traveled up the Santa Anita Park hillside turf course.

  • Hip 578, Roan Inish, brought $500,000 to lead the session.

    Kee Day 2 Sees Gains in Average, Median

    $500,000 broodmare Roan Inish led gains in average and median at the Keeneland January mixed sale's second session, which sellers continued to describe as selective and buyers described fierce competition for top lots.

  • Birdatthewire wins the La Brea Stakes.

    Birdatthewire Prevails in La Brea

    With a determined rally near the center of the track, Birdatthewire caught Hot City Girl in deep stretch to earn the first grade I victory of her career in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Cavorting

    Cavorting Heads La Brea Cast

    Cavorting, who stormed through Saratoga last summer when winning the Test and Prioress stakes (both gr. I), faces nine foes going seven furlongs in the La Brea.

  • Taris

    Taris to be Sidelined After Injury in La Brea

    After finishing second by a half length as the 7-10 favorite in the La Brea Stakes (gr. I) Dec. 26, Taris was found to have suffered an injury to her right front ankle that will require surgery, trainer Simon Callaghan said.

  • Sam's Sister wins the 2014 La Brea Stakes.

    Sam's Sister Stuns Taris in Quick La Brea

    Outsider Sam's Sister ran down a tiring odds-on favorite Taris in the final sixteenth of a mile to win the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies on opening day at Santa Anita Park Dec. 26.

  • Awesome Baby
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    Awesome Baby Heads Speedy Field in La Brea

    A two-time graded stakes winner earlier this year at Santa Anita Park, Awesome Baby will put her speed to the test when she returns to action in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) on opening day Dec. 26 at the Arcadia track.

  • Heir Kitty wins the 2013 La Brea Stakes.

    Stevens Guides Heir Kitty to La Brea Upset

    Heir Kitty overtook 4-5 favorite Sweet Lulu in the final furlong to post a 13-1 upset in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita Park Dec. 26 for Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens.

  • Sweet Lulu won the Test Stakes by a head at Saratoga this summer.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2722693944&k=GLBd4Fc">Order This Photo</a>

    Sweet Lulu Breaks From Rail in La Brea Clash

    Grade I winner Sweet Lulu makes her first start since a fifth-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) as the likely choice in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) opening day Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park.

  • My Miss Aurelia

    La Brea: My Miss Aurelia Can Nail Down Title

    In spite of her abbreviated campaign, My Miss Aurelia can likely wrap up an Eclipse Award as the nation's leading 3-year-old filly with a win in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) on opening day at Santa Anita Dec. 26.

  • My Miss Aurelia<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2014551956&k=nHhccr7">Order This Photo</a>

    My Miss Aurelia Works Half-Mile for La Brea

    Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic runner-up My Miss Aurelia worked a half mile in :48 3/5 on Santa Anita's fast main track on the morning of Dec. 20 in preparation for next week's La Brea Stakes (gr. I) at seven furlongs.

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