Las Virgenes S. (G1)

Race 9 at Santa Anita Park on March 3, 2012

  • Grade I
  • 1 mile
  • Dirt
  • $250,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:35.27
Payoffs
5   Eden's Moon $7.00 $3.60 $3.40
7   Reneesgotzip $3.00 $3.00
8   Open Water $7.00
$2 Exacta (5-7) 16.80
$2 Trifecta (5-7-8) $202.20
$2 Superfecta (5-7-8-3) $1,163.00
Order of Finish
1

Eden's Moon

Malibu Moon  – Eden's Causeway

3YO Filly

$150,000
  • J:Martin Garcia
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Bridlewood Farm
  • O:Kaleem Shah Inc.
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 789 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997.
  • Sale History: 2011 FTMMAY, $390,000; 2011 FTFMAR, $110,000.
2

Reneesgotzip

City Zip  – No Dress Code

3YO Filly

$50,000
  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Peter Miller
  • B:John Liviakis
  • O:Lanni Family Trust
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: City Zip , Chestnut, 1998. Lifetime: 493 yearlings sold, median $40,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Distorted Humor , Chestnut, 1993.
  • Sale History: 2010 FTKFYR, $3,500; 2011 OBSS2Y, $45,000.
3

Open Water

Include  – Biscayne Bay

3YO Filly

$30,000
  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Eric J. Guillot
  • B:Overbrook Farm
  • O:Southern Equine Stable, LLC and Smith, Mike
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Include , Bay, 1997. Lifetime: 362 yearlings sold, median $30,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
  • Sale History: 2009 KEENOV, $75,000; 2013 FTKNOV, $800,000.
4

Willa B Awesome

Awesome Gambler  – Cause I'm Tricky

3YO Filly

$15,000
  • J:Martin A. Pedroza
  • T:Walther Solis
  • B:Terry C. Lovingier
  • O:Daniels, Phil, London, Patsy, Winters, John and Lovingier, Terry
5

Your Special Day

Kafwain  – Young Ladies Day

3YO Filly

$5,000
  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:James M. Cassidy
  • B:Smokey Springs Thoroughbreds LLC
  • O:Cassidy, J., DeLahunt, K., DeLahunt, M., Zamarripa, R., and Sciarra, J.
6

3YO Filly

  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:James M. Kasparoff
  • B:Sienna Farms LLC
  • O:Copper Penny Stables
7

Killer Graces

Congaree  – Heatherdoesntbluff

3YO Filly

  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:Brian Kahn
  • O:Borislow, Daniel, Campbell, Gillian, Melen, Steve and Hollendorfer, Jerry
8

Charm the Maker

Empire Maker  – Charm the Giant (IRE)

3YO Filly

  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Ronald L. McAnally
  • B:Ron McAnally & Deborah McAnally
  • O:Deborah McAnally
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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    Unique Bella Untouchable in Las Virgenes

    The 3-year-old Tapit filly owned by Don Alberto Stable and trained by Jerry Hollendorfer appeared as if she was just out for a breezy spin in her two-turn debut under jockey Mike Smith.

  • Unique Bella trains at Santa Anita Park

    Champagne Room, Unique Bella Square Off in Las Virgenes

    Champagne Room, the champion 2-year-old filly of 2016, will be in a unique position Feb. 5 at Santa Anita Park, where she'll make her 3-year-old debut in the Las Virgenes Stakes. The Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner likely won't be favored.

  • Champagne Room with Mario Gutierrez up wins the 14 Hands Winery Juvenile Fillies

    Champagne Room Ready for Las Virgenes Season Debut

    The 14 Hands Winery Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) winner and champion 2-year-old Champagne Room worked five furlongs Jan. 29 in a minute flat, in preparation for her 3-year-old debut in Santa Anita Park's Las Virgenes Stakes (G2) Feb. 4.

  • Dortmund will move to trainer Art Sherman from Bob Baffert

    Bob Baffert and Kaleem Shah Part Ways

    During their association, Baffert trained several top-level runners for Shah, including 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Bayern and 2015 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Dortmund. The latter will be transferred to Art Sherman.

  • Hip 445 Scene from the 2014 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale in Maryland.

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    The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training gets underway May 23 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium and there is expected to be stiff competition for the upper echelon lots and an uncertain market for the middle price range.

  • Songbird and Mike Smith take the Las Virgenes Stakes.

    Songbird Untouchable in Las Virgenes

    Songbird ambled home to win the $300,000 Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 6 at Santa Anita , 6 1/2 lengths ahead of Land Over Sea, but Smith had such a tight hold on her, the margin might as well have been 26 1/2 lengths.

  • Songbird

    Songbird Breezes for Las Virgenes Run

    Unbeaten Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner Songbird, the overwhelming favorite to be named champion 2-year-old filly Jan. 16, worked six furlongs 1:14 2/5 on Santa Anita Park's fast main track Jan. 14.

  • Callback finishes strong to win the Las Virgenes Stakes.

    Callback Rings Up Victory in Las Virgenes

    Stretching out for the first time, Callback became a grade I winner Jan. 31 when she took the field gate to wire to win the $300,000 Las Virgenes Stakes at Santa Anita Park for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert.

  • Maybellene (left) finished 3rd in the Starlet behind Take Charge Brandi (center) and Feathered.

    Fillies Vie for Grade I Glory in Las Virgenes

    Her bid to upset champion Take Charge Brandi in the Starlet (gr. I) falling just short last time out, the Bob Baffert-trained Maybellene appears to be the one to beat in the grade I Las Virgenes Jan. 31 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Reneesgotzip finished in a dead-heat for second in last year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint with Tightend Touchdown.

    Turf Sprint Exciting, Popular Race

    With Mizdirection, two-time winner of the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) retired, this year's renewal drew 29 pre-entries, including Reneesgotzip and Tightend Touchdown, who finished in a dead-heat for second last year.

  • Mizdirection after winning the 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint.
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    Puype Reflects on Mizdirection's Cup Success

    When the World Championships are renewed for a third straight year at Santa Anita Park, missing from the lineup will be one of the most dynamic Breeders' Cup winners of the past two years--Turf Sprint winner Mizdirection.

  • Reneesgotzip won the 2013 Rancho Bernardo.

    Reneesgotzip Makes Return in Rancho Bernardo

    Reneesgotzip returns to Del Mar Aug. 17 to defend her title in the $150,000 Rancho Bernardo Stakes (gr. III), but the speedster faces a salty cast in her first start since the 2013 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf Sprint.

  • Fashion Plate

    Zetcher Hopes for Lilies With Fashion Plate

    In the early morning hours at Santa Anita Park when most Thoroughbred owners are still in their beds, Arnold Zetcher can often be found observing the progress of his horses in training at the Southern California oval.

  • Fashion Plate can not be caught in the Las Virgenes.

    Fashion Plate Wire-to-Wire in Las Virgenes

    After getting a quick jump out of the gate, Fashion Plate went wire-to-wire and held off tenacious even-money favorite Streaming for a game victory in the Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) Feb. 1 at Santa Anita Park.

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