Mubtaahij Wins Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita Park
The $300,000 G1 Awesome Again Stakes was run Saturday, October 30 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Horses three years old and upward were featured when they took to Santa Anita's dirt track and raced 1 1/8 miles. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum's 3-1 second choice Mubtaahij, after years of contending in North American races finally broke through with his first state-side score - by 1 1/2 lengths over pacesetter Midnight Storm who finished a respectable second at 8-1 odds. 25-1 shot Win the Space finished a good third in the field of seven while 6-5 favorite Cupid was fourth and Breaking Lucky, who was sent off at 3-1, Curlin Rules and Donworth completed the order of finish. Dortmund scratched.