California Chrome sparkles in GI Santa Anita Derby, probable favorite for Derby 140 – Results and Replay

California Chrome - easily winning today's GI Santa Anita Derby.
California Chrome – easily winning today’s GI Santa Anita Derby.

California Chrome, showed he is the best of the west’s 3yo’s with a stalking and pouncing 5 1/2 lengths easy looking win in today’s $1,000,000, GI Santa Anita Derby, at 1 1/8 mile, for 3yo’s over a fast Santa Anita main.

Full Race Chart

Back those 5 1/2 lengths was a very tired Hoppertunity, 3rd went to  Candy Boy, back another 3 1/2 lengths more with early front runner Dublin Up, holding on for the super spot back another 1/2 length further!

Payouts and Winning Time

Age Restriction: Three Year Old
  Purse: $1,000,000
  Distance: One And One Eighth Miles On The Dirt
  Track Condition: Fast
  Winning Time: 1:47.52
Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
5. California Chrome Victor Espinoza 3.40 2.40 2.10
3. Hoppertunity Mike E. Smith   4.00 2.60
6. Candy Boy Gary L. Stevens     2.40
Also ran: 8. – Dublin Up , 4. – Big Tire , 1. – Rprettyboyfloyd , 2. – Friendswith K Mill , 7. – Schoolofhardrocks


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