Mastery Wins Bob Hope Stakes at Delta Downs
The $100,000 G3 Bob Hope Stakes took place Saturday, November 19 at Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California - a seven furlong dirt race for two year olds. Highly regarded Bob Baffert trained overwhelming 1-5 favorite Mastery made his step up into stakes company a successful one, emerging by 1 1/4 lengths in the field of five. 3-1 second choice California Diamond made a bid but fell short en route to a second place finish with Ann Arbor Eddie getting in for third at 11-1 odds. Oopper Wallah was fourth while Bernin Sensation completed the order of finish.