Flamboyant Wins San Gabriel Stakes at Santa Anita Park
Las Vegas, NV - Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California was the scene of the $200,000 Grade 2 San Gabriel Stakes on Saturday, January 2 - a 1 1/8 mile turf test for older horses. David Bienstock and Chuck Winner's Flamboyant provided the shock of the day, emerging victorious in the field of 11 by a neck at 46-1 odds. Race favorite Obviously couldn't hold on for the win but claimed second while second betting choice Bal a Bali finished third, 2 1/4 lengths back. Poshsky was fourth while Power Ped, Texas Ryano, Chiropractor, Big John B, Kenjisstorm, and Wanstead Gardens completed the order of finish. Macro Access did not finish and was vanned off.