Midnight Hawk takes late flight in GIII Sham Stakes – Results and Replay

Midnight Hawk- in full-flight in today's GIII Sham Stakes at Santa Anita Park!
Midnight Hawk- in full-flight in today’s GIII Sham Stakes at Santa Anita Park!

Midnight Hawk, by Midnite Lute and a Bob Baffert trained 3yo, toggled the early lead with Kristo, but finally settling the issue in the stretch by gliding off to a 1 3/4 length win in this scratch-depleted, $100,000, GIII Sham Stakes, for 3yo’s only and up, at 1 mile over a “fast” Santa Anita main today!

Full Results 

Coming 2nd, was Kristo, who was back that 1 3/4 length at the line. the meaningless 3rd went to Ontology, who was back another 3 1/4 lengths further as I’ll Wrap It Up, who filled out today’s scratch – ladened field of just 4 was 9 plus lengths even further back!

Midnight Hawk, does picks up those 10 early Derby points for the win here today!

Payouts and Winning Time

Age Restriction: Three Year Old
  Purse: $100,000
  Distance: One Mile On The Dirt
  Track Condition: Fast
  Winning Time:  1:36.48
Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
6. Midnight Hawk Mike E. Smith 2.80 2.10  
1. Kristo Rafael Bejarano   2.20  
4. Ontology Mario Gutierrez      
Also ran was: 2.  – I’ll Wrap It Up
Scratched horses: Life Is a Joy (Trainer) , Top Fortitude (Trainer)

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