Awesome Baby Wins Santa Ysabel Stakes at Santa Anita Park
Las Vegas, NV - The $100,000 Grade 3 Santa Ysabel Stakes went down at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California this past Saturday, March 1 - a 1 1/16 mile test for three year old fillies. Bob Baffert trained 2-1 second choice Awesome Baby won her second graded stakes race in a row - this time by 2 3/4 lengths on a wet, sloppy track. In turn she earned 50 qualifying points toward the Kentucky Oak in May. Jerry Hollendorfer trained Artemis finished a good second while 3-2 favorite Swiss Lake Yodeler was third in the field of just five. Saintly Joan finished fourth while Be Proud trailed. Anniversary Kitty, Sweet Bliss, and Tiz Kissable scratched.
Santa Ysabel S. Race Results & Payouts
Times in 5ths: :232 :462 1:094 1:344 1:412
Times in 100ths: :23.44 :46.44 1:09.80 1:34.86 1:41.58
Winning Trainer: Baffert Bob | Owner: Kaleem Shah, Inc.
Scratched: Anniversary Kitty, Sweet Bliss and Tiz Kissable
|Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.|
|Also ran: Saintly Joan and Be Proud|
|$1 Exacta (3-1) Paid: $9.60, $1 Trifecta (3-1-4) Paid: $18.40, $1 Superfecta (3-1-4-8) Paid: $47.50, $1 Pick 3 (3-8-3) 3 Correct Paid: $46.60 Pick 3 Pool $42,456.00|