Shakin It Up Wins Malibu Stakes at Santa Anita Park
Las Vegas, NV - Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California opened for action on Thursday, December 26 and featured a pair of Grade 1 races, one being the $300,000 Malibu Stakes. Shakin It Up, in his first start in nine months earned his first graded stakes victory at 17-1 odds. Central Banker got up for a very good second place finish at 10-1 odds, a half length back while Zeewat finished third. 9-5 favorite Flashback finished a disappointing fourth in the field of 12 followed by second choice Bakken, Our Double Play, Heir of Storm, Distinctiv Passion, Syndicated, Zee Bros, and Holy Lute.
Malibu S. Race Results & Payouts
Times in 5ths: :213 :431 1:08 1:202
Times in 100ths: :21.66 :43.33 1:08.05 1:20.53
Winning Trainer: Baffert Bob | Owner: Cardoza, Dennis A. and Pegram, Michael E.
|Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.|
|Also ran: Flashback, Bakken, Our Double Play, Heir of Storm, Distinctiv Passion, Syndicated, Zee Bros and Holy Lute|
|$1 Exacta (2-7) Paid: $178.90, $1 Trifecta (2-7-5) Paid: $1,007.70, $1 Superfecta (2-7-5-4) Paid: $2,738.50, $1 Pick 3 (2-6-2) 3 Correct Paid: $1,666.40 Pick 3 Pool $122,015.00|