California Chrome shines in GII San Felipe Stakes – Results and Replay

California Chrome - the much the winner of the GII San Felipe Stakes today!
California Chrome – the much the winner of the GII San Felipe Stakes today!

California Chrome , took this scratch laden field of 7 on a front running racing exhibition all the way around the Santa Anita main today in the $300,000, GII San Felipe Stakes, 3YO, at 1 1/16 mile, winning by cavenous 7 1/4 lengths

Full Results,

Midnight Hawk , was 2nd, Kristo, came 3rd with  Schoolofhardrocks , filling out today’s super!

California Chrome , stamped himself now a major player on this year’s Derby Trail, racking up 50 Derby Points for the win here, probable favorite status for next month’s GI Santa Anita Derby and with those 50 points is probably on his way to Louisville on May 3rd for Derby #140!

Payouts and Winning Time

Age Restriction: Three Year Old
  Purse: $300,000
  Distance: One And One Sixteenth Miles On The Dirt
  Track Condition: Fast
  Winning Time:  1:40.59
Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
4. California Chrome Victor Espinoza 4.80 2.60 2.10
9. Midnight Hawk Mike E. Smith   3.00 2.20
7. Kristo Joel Rosario     2.60
Also ran were: 8.  – Schoolofhardrocks ,  2.  – Unstoppable Colby , 10.  – Recanted ,  5.  – Sawyer’s Hill
Scratched horses: Rprettyboyfloyd (Trainer) , Home Run Kitten (Trainer)

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