Collected Wins Sham Stakes at Santa Anita Park
Las Vegas, NV - Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California was the scene of the $100,000 Grade 3 Sham Stakes on Saturday, January 9 - a one mile test for some of the best three year olds in the land. Speedway Stable's, Bob Baffert trained 3-2 race favorite Collected looked terrific in his dirt debut as he pulled away in the stretch and won by 1 1/4 lengths, earning 10 qualifying points on "The Road to the Kentucky Derby" with the win. Stablemate Let's Meet in Rio rallied from last in the eight-horse field and finished second at 5-1 odds while 10-1 shot Laoban got up for third. Found Money finished fourth followed by I'malreadythere, Semper Fortis, Rare Candy and Sorryaboutnothing to complete the order of finish. Dressed in Hermes, who was the second choice on the original morning line at 7-2, was scratched earlier today due to a fever.