2015 Monrovia Stakes Results & Race Replay - Shrinking Violet

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Shrinking Violet Wins Monrovia Stakes at Santa Anita Park

Las Vegas, NV - The $200,000 Grade 2 Monrovia Stakes went down on Santa Anita's downhill turf course on Sunday, January 4 - a 6 1/2 furlong test for older females. Wesley Ward trained Shrinking Violet provided the upset by a relatively easy 1 1/4 lengths in the field of 11 - at 10-1 odds. Fast closing 4-1 second choice Heat Trap finished second with slight 7-2 favorite Velvet Mesquite getting up for third. Sky Treasure finished fourth with Gender Agenda, Biorhythm, Wishing Gate, Warm Breeze, One More, and Judy in Disguise completing the order of finish in the Monrovia.

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Monrovia S. Race Results & Payouts

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
1 Shrinking Violet K. Desormeaux $22.20 $12.00 $7.60
4 Heat Trap V. Espinoza   $5.60 $3.60
12 Velvet Mesquite M. Smith     $3.60

Times in 5ths: :213  :44  1:062      1:122

Times in 100ths: :21.71  :44.05  1:06.46      1:12.56

Winning Trainer: Ward Wesley | Owner: Ward Wesley

Scratched: Baruta (BRZ)

Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.
Also ran: Sky Treasure, To My Valentine (FR), Gender Agenda (GB), Biorhythm, Wishing Gate, Warm Breeze, One More and Judy In Disguise (GB)
$1 Exacta (1-4) Paid: $60.50, $1 Trifecta (1-4-12) Paid: $313.70, $1 Superfecta (1-4-12-10) Paid: $2,140.30, $2 Daily Double (4-1) Paid: $92.20 Daily Double Pool $40,955.00 , $1 Pick 3 (10-4-1) 3 Correct Paid: $423.60 Pick 3 Pool $57,262.00
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