(f, 3, Wildcat Heir
--Be Silver, by Silver Buck) overtook favored Sweet Lulu
(Mr. Greeley) in deep stretch to spring a 13-1 upset of the GI La Brea S. at Santa Anita Thursday. Sweet Lulu took the lead soon after the start and set fractions of :22.67 and :45.45 , while Heir Kitty settled into a stalking fourth along the rail. Tipped out three wide at the top of the lane, the bay filly eyeballed the favorite after three-quarters in 1:09.17 and, after a brief battle, began inching clear en route to a 1 1/2-length victory. Heir Kitty, earning her first stakes victory, completed the seven furlongs in 1:21.47. Sweet Lulu was second and Executiveprivilege
(First Samurai) was third. Lifetime Record: 14-4-3-1, $370,272. O-Bernsen or Makin. B-Pedro Gonzalez & Jorge Herrera (Fl). T-Peter Miller.Thursday, Santa Anita LA BREA S.-GI
, $300,250, SAX, 12-26, 3yo, f, 7f, 1:21 2/5, ft.
1--#@HEIR KITTY, 118, f, 3, by Wildcat Heir 1st Dam: Be Silver (SP), by Silver Buck 2nd Dam: Beafleet, by Afleet 3rd Dam: Leave It Be, by Lawmaker
($19,000 RNA wlng '10 OBSOCT; $32,000 2yo ‘12
OBSAPR). O-David Bernsen & Paul Makin; B-Pedro
Gonzalez & Jorge Herrera (FL); T-Peter Miller; J-Gary
Stevens. $180,000. Lifetime Record: 14-4-3-1,
$370,272. Werk Nick Rating: D. Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
, 123, f, 3, Mr. Greeley--Successful
Outlook, by Orientate. ($270,000 yrl '11 KEESEP).
O-Steve Beneto; B-Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd
(KY); T-Jerry Hollendorfer. $60,000.
, 118, f, 3, First Samurai
--Refugee, by Unaccounted For. ($23,000 yrl '11 KEESEP; $650,000 2yo ‘12 OBSAPR). O-Karl Watson, Michael Pegram, & Paul Weitman; B-Betz/DJ Stable/Kidder/J Betz/Robenalt (KY); T-Bob Baffert. $36,000.
Margins: 1 1/4, 2HF, HD. Odds: 13.10, 0.80, 5.10.
Also Ran: My Happy Face, Journey On, Madame Cactus.
Scratched: Miss Lucky Sevens. Click for the brisnet.com chart, the brisnet.com PPs or the free brisnet.com catalogue-style pedigree. VIDEO.
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