Pontchatrain Stalks and Pounces in GII Buena Vista Stakes – Results and Replay

Pontchatrain - carted off her 3rd straight graded win here at Santa Anita in today's GII Buena Vista Stakes!
Pontchatrain – carted off her 3rd straight graded win here at Santa Anita in today’s GII Buena Vista Stakes!

Pontchatrain, whose last 2 graded wins here were both coming down the hill, found flat 2-turn turf racing to her liking as well here, as her sat a nice and easy early stalking trip floating along on the outside in the 3rd spot, then motored 3w down the Santa Anita turf center for a 1 length win in today’s $200,000, GII Buena Vista Stakes, for 4yo and up lady turfers, at just a mile, over a “Firm “Santa Anita Park turf course!

Full Results,

Egg Drop, came 2nd, by that lengths was no match in stretch here today, 3rd went to Tapicat, back another 1/2 length and 1 1/4 length in front of the early pacesetter Miss Serendipity , who hung on to fill out today’s super!

Payouts and Winning Time

Age Restriction: Four Year Old and Upward
  Sex Restriction: Fillies and Mares
  Purse: $200,000
  Distance: One Mile On The Turf
  Track Condition: Firm
  Winning Time:  1:33.33
Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
7. Pontchatrain Gary L. Stevens 7.00 3.60 3.00
2. Egg Drop Martin Garcia   3.20 2.40
4. Tapicat John R. Velazquez     3.20
Also ran were: 1.  – Miss Serendipity (ARG) ,  9.  – Stormy Lucy ,  5.  – Moone’s My Name (GB) ,  6.  – Dancingtothestars ,  8.  – Unusual Hottie , 10.  – Customer Base ,  3.  – Appealing (IRE)

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