Giant Expectations Wins San Antonio Stakes at Santa Anita Park
The $300,000 G2 San Antonio Stakes took place December 26 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California - a 1 1/16-mile dirt race for horses three years old and upward. 13-1 longshot Giant Expectations recorded the huge upset in the field of five, setting a slow pace and drawing away late to prevail by a relatively easy 3 1/4 lengths. 8-1 third betting choice Accelerate finished second in the field of five while Collected disappointed in his prep for the Pegasus World Cup as the overwhelming 1-5 favorite. 9-2 second choice Hoppertunity finished a half-length behind Collected in fourth with Prime Attraction completing the order in the five-horse field. Top of the Game scratched.
2017 San Antonio Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (3-5) Paid: $221.60
- $1 Trifecta (3-5-6) Paid: $216.60
- $1 Superfecta (3-5-6-1) Paid: $311.30
- $2 Daily Double (3/3) Paid: $184.20
- $2 Pick 3 (1/3/3) Paid: $671.00