2017 Twilight Derby Results & Race Replay - Sharp Samurai

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Sharp Samurai Wins Twilight Derby at Santa Anita Park

The $200,000 G2 Twilight Derby took place Saturday, October 28 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California - a 1 1/8-mile turf test for horses three years old and upward. It was 2-1 race favorite Sharp Samurai that kept an impressive roll going - prevailing by 2 3/4 lengths in the field of nine after rallying from seventh. 7-2 second betting choice Big Score closed well to claim second while Bowies Hero was half a length back in third at 6-1 odds. The order of finish was completed by Channel Maker, Profiteer, Just Howard, Ann Arbor Eddie, Troublewithatee, and Cowboy Culture. Cistron and Dangerfield scratched.

2017 Twilight Derby Race Results & Payoffs

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
6 Sharp Samurai Gary L. Stevens 6.20 3.60 2.80
3 Big Score Flavien Prat 4.40 2.80
4 Bowies Hero Kent J. Desormeaux 4.00


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  • $2 Daily Double (5/6) Paid: $34.40
  • $2 Pick 3 (6/5/6) Paid: $71.00
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