Scherzinger Re-Rallies for GII Santa Monica Stakes win – Results and Replay

Scherzinger – winning today’s GII Santa Monica Stakes at Santa Anita Park!

Scherzinger, after surrendering the early lead just after the first call, she then re-rallied down at the stretch rail with a nice inside move to win today’s $200,000, GII Santa Monica Stakes, at 7f’s over a “fast” Santa Anita Park main by just a length!

Full Results and Replay

Iotapa, who came a very game 2nd back that 1 length was rallying nicely down the center of the track but just not in time. Teddy’s Promise, who had the lead for most of the stretch run had to settle for 3rd back another 1/2 length further with GI La Brea Stakes winner Heir Kitty, filling out the super here today back 2 1/4 lengths even further!

Payouts and Winning Time,

 Age Restriction: Four Year Old and Upward
  Sex Restriction: Fillies and Mares
  Purse: $200,000
  Distance: Seven Furlongs On The Dirt
  Track Condition: Fast
  Winning Time: 1:22.00
Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
6. Scherzinger Mike E. Smith 10.60 5.20 2.80
1. Iotapa Rafael Bejarano   5.60 3.00
2. Teddy’s Promise Victor Espinoza     2.40
Also ran: 4. – Heir Kitty , 7. – Winding Way , 3. – Lexington Pearl
Scratched horses: Socialbug  (Trainer)


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