Bettys Bambino Wins San Simeon Stakes at Santa Anita Park
Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California was the scene of the $100,000 G3 San Simeon Stakes on Monday, December 26 - a 6 1/2 furlong dash down Santa Anita's downhill turf course. Bettys Bambino made an ultra-impressive return off a 22 month layoff to win by 2 1/2 lengths at 6-1 odds. Stormy Liberal who was also sent off at 6-1 finished second in the field of 10, a head in front of 4-1 favorite Richard's Boy who got up for an OK third. 70-1 shot Horse Laugh was fourth and was followed home by Acceptance, Cape Wolfe, Ohio, 4-1 He Will, Hobbits Hero, Drummer, Holy Lute, and Iron Rob to complete the order of finish. Jimmy Bouncer and Tough Sunday scratched.