OffTrackBetting.com - Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California will play host to the G2 San Vicente Stakes on Sunday, February 12. A purse of $200,000 will be on the line for three year olds willing to race seven furlongs on Santa Anita's dirt track.
A short but quality field of five will line up in the San Vicente Stakes - race 4 on Santa Anita's Sunday schedule. Post time is 2:00 PM. Let's take a look into the past performances of all five combatants for this G2 stakes - all of which are maiden winners looking to take the next step. The San Vicente is an important prep for the $1 million Santa Anita Derby April 8.
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2017 San Vicente Stakes Entries at Santa Anita Park
Battle Of Midway - will race for just the second time Sunday for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer having posted a nice, easy maiden score by 3 1/4 lengths with an 88 Beyer Speed Figure in a six furlong race in his only action so far - on this track January 11. Battle Of Midway steps up off that strong performance from gate 4 with Mike Smith guiding him.
Iliad - Doug O'Neill trained Ringling has two career starts with one win - that coming last time out by 3 1/2 lengths with a field-best 92 Beyer Speed Figure at Los Alamitos December 18. His first start resulted in a ninth place finish at Del Mar December 3. Iliad showed improvement in that second start and hopes to continue the trend in his major step up in competition. Rafael Bejarano has the mount from the outside post 5.
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Aquamarine - Bob Baffert trained colt will hit the track for just the second time off a good win by 1 3/4 lengths in a 5 1/2 furlong test in his debut - on this track January 13. Aquamarine was very good in that race and will look to be so again in his enormous step up in competition. Stewart Elliot will be in the saddle from gate 2.
Law Abidin Citizen - has placed in four of five career starts for trainer Mark Glatt - one win, one second and two third place finishes - all MSW races. He finally broke maiden last time out - by 5 1/4 lengths on this track January 29 after a second, a fourth and consecutive thirds respectively to start his career. Law Abidin Citizen has improved every time out and hopes to make a splash in his major step up in competition Sunday. Jamie Theriot has been tabbed to ride from the rail.
Blabimir - has one win in his four career starts for trainer Doug O'Neill - and DNFs in two others - he is the only entry with stakes experience. One of those DNFs came last time out when eased in his stakes debut - the G3 Sham Stakes on this track January 7. He broke maiden in the race before that - at Los Alamitos December 9 and started his career with a fifth on this track October 1 and a DNF also here November 6. Blabimir hasn't been all that impressive so far and will be out for a major breakthrough Sunday from post 3. Mario Gutierrez rides.
2017 San Vicente Stakes Odds & Entries
Race 4 on Santa Anita's Sunday card with a Post Time of 5:00 PM.