2016 Matriarch Stakes Results & Race Replay - Miss Temple City

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Miss Temple City Wins Matriarch Stakes at Del Mar Race Track

Del Mar Race Track in Del Mar, California was the scene of the $300,000 G1 Matriarch Stakes on Sunday, December 4. Fillies and mares three years old and upward took to Del Mar's turf track and raced one mile. It was 8-5 race favorite Miss Temple City that did what most expected and emerged victorious - by a nose over fast closing Roca Roja who finished a good second as the 5-1 third choice. 15-1 longshot - pacesetter Stays in Vegas placed a good third in the field of 11, another head back. Mexican Gold finished an even fourth, followed by Zindaya, 9-2 second choice Time and Motion, Tiz a Kiss, Prize Exhibit, Nancy From Nairobi, Kitcat, and Sobradora Inc, to complete the order of finish. Decked Out scratched.