Cheekaboo Wins Honeymoon Stakes at Santa Anita Park
The $200,000 Grade 2 Honeymoon Stakes was contested Sunday, April 19 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California - a 1 1/8 mile turf race for three year old fillies. 23-1 longshot Cheekaboo with the legendary Mike Smith aboard upset the field for her first graded stakes win - by a head in the field of nine. 3-1 favorites were next - Be Mine finished second, just a nose ahead of the other horse sent off at 3-1 Stays in Vegas who wound up third. Decked Out was fourth while yet another entry that was sent to the post at 3-1 odds Lady Valeur finished fifth, followed by How Unusual, Gone to Bali, Jeremy's Legacy, and Where's the D, to complete the order of finish. Sutton's Smile scratched.
2016 Honeymoon Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (5-6) Paid: $259.60
- $2 Trifecta (5-6-3) Paid: $1,101.00
- $1 Superfecta (5-6-3-4) Paid: $1,883.60
- $2 Daily Double (5/5) Paid: $216.60
- $2 Pick 3 (6/5/5) Paid: $5,871.80