FAVORED WILD IN THE SADDLE HANDY 6 LENGTH WINNER OF $100,000 DREAM OF SUMMER STAKES UNDER BEJARANO – Santa Anita Park

RACEPARTOFGOLDENSTATESERIESFORCALIFORNIA-BREDORSIREDRUNNERS;

ONEWINNINGPICKSIXTICKET,PURCHASEDTHROUGHELITETURFCLUBPAYS$385,622。

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ARCADIA,Calif。

(March22,2015)OddsonfavoriteWildintheSaddlemadeshortworkofthreeCalifornia-bredorsiredfilliesandmaresintakingSundays$100,000DreamofSummerStakesby6?

lengthsunderRafaelBejarano。

TrainedbyRichardBaltas,the6-year-oldmarebySilicwasattentivetoafastpaceandtookchargemidwayaroundthefarturnenroutetogettingaflatmilein1:36。

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RiddenbyElvisTrujillo,SuddenSunday,whobrokefromtheinside,washustledtoanarrowadvantageoverthewinnerintoandaroundtheClubHouseturn,butWildintheSaddleopenedupleavingthequarterpoleandtheDreamofSummerwasover。

Thetrainertoldmetogotothelead,butwhenIsawSuddenSundayrushingtoomuchintothefirstturn,Ijustdecidedtolethergo,saidBejarano。

MyhorsedoesnthavetobeontheleadandthewayshewasgoingIdidnthavetoworryaboutthelead。

IwasholdingheraslongasIcouldandwhenwehitthethreeeighthspole,Iaskedhertopickitupandsheshowedmeabigkick。

Shewoneasy。

Withnoshowwagering,WildintheSaddlewasoffat3-5andpaid$3。

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OwnedbyNadineAndersonandCheyenneOrtiz,WildintheSaddlewasbredinCaliforniabyDineshManiar。

TheDreamofSummermarkedWildintheSaddlesfirststakeswinandimprovedheroverallmarkto34-8-1-9。

Withthewinnersshareof$60,000,sheincreasedherearningsto$289,318。

Shesstartingtorelaxinhertrainingfinally,saidDavidMeah,assistanttoBaltas,whoiscurrentlyoutoftown。

Ittookalongtimetogetthere。

IthinkshecangoamileandasixteenthandIthinkanywherefromsevenfurlongs,thatwillbeherthingItpaystohaveaCal-bred。

Thelongestshotinthefieldat7-1,Melanistic,whowasriddenbyTylerBaze,movedintocontentionwhenaclosethirdgoingintothefarturnandprovedsecondbest,finishing4?

lengthsinfrontofGrazenette。

Melanisticpaid$4。

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Fractionsontheracewere22。

63,46。

13,1:11。

15and1:23。

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WithaPickSixcarryoverof$92,696。

80comingintoSunday,todaystotalPickSixpoolreached$641,020。

62,andtherewasjustonewinningticket,worth$385,622。

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Theticketwaspurchasedforanas-yetundisclosedamountthroughtheEliteTurfClubwageringhub。

RacingresumesatSantaAnitaonThursday,withfirstposttimeat1p。

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Admissiongatesopenat11a。

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