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.
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|
|Distance: One And One Eighth Miles On The Dirt|
|Track Condition: Fast|
|Winning Time: 1:47.52|
|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|