Spectator Wins Sorrento Stakes at Del Mar
The $200,000 G2 Sorrento Stakes was run Saturday, August 5 at Del Mar race track in Del Mar, California - a 6 1/2-furlong dirt test for two-year-old fillies. Rick and Sharon Waller's homebred and 5-2 third choice Spectator made quite a statement in the race - drawing away late and prevailing by an easy 5 1/4 lengths. 17-1 shot Dancing Belle failed to win her first ever race but came in a good second in the field of seven while Terra's Angel got in for a quality third at 20-1 odds. 8-5 second betting choice Diamondsandpearls was fourth while Spirit of Shanghai, Midnight Summer and even-money favorite Surrender Now who was eased in the stretch and who trotted over the line completed the order of finish.