Palos Verdes S. (G2)

Race 5 at Santa Anita Park on January 19, 2013

  • Grade II
  • 6 furlongs
  • Dirt
  • $150,000
  • 4 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:07.73
Payoffs
4   Sahara Sky $45.20 $14.40 $5.00
6   Private Zone
7   Justin Phillip $2.80
$2 Exacta (4-6) $167.00
$2 Trifecta (4-6-7) $626.40
$2 Superfecta (4-6-7-5) $1,738.60
Order of Finish
1

Sahara Sky

Pleasant Tap  – Seeking the Sky

5YO Horse

$90,000
  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:Martin Stables Inc.
  • O:Hollendorfer, Jerry and Sweetwater Stable
  • Margin:1
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Pleasant Tap , Bay, 1987. Lifetime: 362 yearlings sold, median $15,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Storm Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1983.
2

Private Zone

Macho Uno  – Auburn Beauty

4YO Gelding

$30,000
  • J:Martin A. Pedroza
  • T:Doug F. O'Neill
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:Good Friends Stable
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: NR
  • Sire: Macho Uno , Gray or Roan, 1998. Lifetime: 361 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Siphon (BRZ) , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2010 KEESEP, $15,000.
3

Justin Phillip

First Samurai  – Ava Knowsthecode

5YO Horse

$18,000
  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Steven M. Asmussen
  • B:Oakbrook Farm
  • O:Zayat Stables, LLC
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: First Samurai , Chestnut, 2003. Lifetime: 291 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cryptoclearance , Dark Bay or Brown, 1984.
  • Sale History: 2009 KEESEP, $400,000.
4

Comma to the Top

Bwana Charlie  – Maggies Storm

5YO Gelding

$9,000
  • J:Edwin A. Maldonado
  • T:Peter Miller
  • B:Richard Thompson & Linda Thompson
  • O:Barber, Gary, Birnbaum, Roger and Tsujihara, Kevin
5

Canonize

Aldebaran  – Comanche Star

7YO Gelding

$3,000
  • J:Jose Valdivia, Jr.
  • T:Ronald W. Ellis
  • B:Four Roses Thoroughbreds
  • O:Jay Em Ess Stable
6

Drill

Lawyer Ron  – Cat Dancer

4YO Colt

$250
  • J:Martin Garcia
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Stonewall Farm Stallions
  • O:Watson, Karl, Pegram, Michael E. and Weitman, Paul
7

Apriority

Grand Slam  – Midway Squall

6YO Horse

$250
  • J:Julien R. Leparoux
  • T:Bob Baffert
  • B:Donald R. Dizney
  • O:Donald R. Dizney
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • First Samurai

    Just Be-Cause

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  • Hip 135, a Tapit colt supplemented into the Barretts select sale of 2-year-olds in training

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  • Hip 6, a Lucky Pulpit filly, clocked an eighth-mile in :09 4/5

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  • Two Fillies Share Top Price at CTHS Sale

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  • Dave Litfin - Litfin At Large

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  • Private Zone Finally Gets Chance to Start

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  • Trainer Brian Lynch

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  • Private Zone, Destin Work at Belmont Park

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  • Trainer Velazquez Notches Win 1,000

    Trainer Alfredo Velazquez, best known for saddling Private Zone to a pair of grade I victories in 2014, secured the 1,000th North American training win of his career March 15.

  • Kobe's Back wins the Palos Verdes Stakes.

    Kobe's Back Finds Just Enough in Palos Verdes

    Kobe's Back broke slowly and trailed by as many as 10 1/2 lengths, but he unleashed his patented closing kick and was just able to track down Salutos Amigos in the final strides to win the Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II).

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