Alert Bay Wins Mathis Brothers Mile Stakes at Santa Anita
Las Vegas, NV - Santa Anita Park turf in Arcadia, California played host to the $200,000 Grade 2 Mathis Brothers Mile on opening day Friday, December 26. 9-1 shot Alert Bay shocked the field of 10 three year olds, utilizing a tremendous stretch run to prevail by a neck for his fourth straight stakes win. Home Run Kitten finished a close second at 9-2 odds with 17-1 shot Awesome Return getting up for third. 2-1 favorite Heart to Heart was fourth followed by Talco, Red Outlaw, Long On Value, who was the 123-pound top weight, Patriots Rule, Sawyer's Hill, and Louisiana Flyboy. Cool Samurai was a veterinarian's scratch at the gate while Ashleyluvssugar, Tonito M., and Play Hard to Get were also scratched.
Mathis Brothers Mile S. Race Results & Payouts
Times in 5ths: :231 :463 1:11 1:23 1:35
Times in 100ths: :23.37 :46.76 1:11.05 1:23.01 1:35.06
Winning Trainer: Wright Blaine | Owner: Peter Redekop B. C., Ltd.
Scratched: Ashleyluvssugar, Cool Samurai, Play Hard to Get and Tonito M.
|Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.|
|Also ran: Heart to Heart, Talco (FR), Red Outlaw, Long On Value, Patriots Rule, Sawyer's Hill and Louisiana Flyboy|
|$1 Exacta (4-9) Paid: $60.20, $1 Trifecta (4-9-11) Paid: $562.50, $1 Superfecta (4-9-11-7) Paid: $1,980.60, $2 Daily Double (9-4) Paid: $295.80 Daily Double Pool $56,764.00 , $1 Pick 3 (9-9-4) 3 Correct Paid: $988.90 Pick 3 Pool $133,006.00 , $1 Consolation Pick 3 (9-9-13) Paid: $48.20, $2 Consolation Double (9-13) Paid: $17.20|