Avenge Wins Rodeo Drive Stakes at Santa Anita Park
Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California was the seven of the $300,000 G1 Rodeo Drive Stakes on Saturday, September 30 - a 1 1/4-mile race for fillies and mares three years old and upward. Defending champion and 2-1 second betting choice Avenge snapped a personal three-race losing streak in the race, as she passed pace-setter Goldy Espony in the stretch to prevail by three quarters of a length. Goldy Espony, who was sent off at 2-1 hung on for second, a nose in front of third-place finisher, 11-1 shot Responsibleforlove. Amboseli finished fourth in the field of nine while Decked Out, Majestic Heat, Frenzified, even-money favorite Goodyearforroses and Kiss Me Now completed the order of finish. Beau Recall scratched.