Awesome Baby Wins Santa Ynez Stakes at Santa Anita Park
Las Vegas, NV - A tiny field of four three year old fillies lined up in the $200,000 Grade 2 Santa Ynez Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California Saturday, January 4. It was the lesser accomplished of the two Bob Baffert entries that provided the upset win - Awesome Baby, ridden by Mike Smith earned the half length triumph at 5-1 odds. Hollywood Starlet runner-up Taste Like Candy, the 6-5 second choice finished second while 4-5 favorite and other Bob Baffert trainee was a disappointing third. Uzziel trailed throughout.
Santa Ynez S. Race Results & Payouts
Times in 5ths: :213 :442 1:093 1:163
Times in 100ths: :21.76 :44.45 1:09.62 1:16.62
Winning Trainer: Baffert Bob | Owner: Kaleem Shah, Inc.
|Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.|
|Also ran: Uzziel|
|$1 Exacta (3-1) Paid: $10.30, $1 Trifecta (3-1-4) Paid: $12.20, $2 Daily Double (2-3) Paid: $38.40 Daily Double Pool $47,597.00|