Barber led all the way and won the $95,760 Green Flash Handicap by a neck over Scottsbluff at Del Mar on Wednesday. Ridden by Richard Migliore, Barber covered five furlongs on the turf in 55.71 seconds and paid $25.60, $9.60 and $7.20. Scottsbluff returned $3.60 and $3, while Indian Breeze was another three-quarters of a
Defending champion Lava Man and 12 other horses were entered Wednesday in the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar this weekend. If all 13 start Saturday’s 1-mile race, it would be the second-largest field in the event’s 17-year history. Fourteen horses ran in 2002, when Carry Home became the third 3-year-old to win.
More Happy, trained by Bob Baffert, went wire-to-wire Wednesday in winning the $150,000 Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. Getting a clean break under jockey Rafael Bejarano, the 2-year-old daughter of Vindication was clearly the best as she cruised home to win the 6 1/2 -furlong event by three-quarters of a length in 1:17.51.
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Visa Parade rallied from last place Monday to win the $75,000 feature for older horses by a neck over Railroad at Del Mar. Ridden by Michael Baze, Visa Parade covered one mile in 1:41.49 and paid $4.80, $2.80 and $2.40. Railroad returned $3.60 and $3.20, while Worchester was another 5 3/4 lengths back in third
T.D. Vance found running room on the outside and went on to win the $80,000 Troy Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Monday. After running fourth in the field of five, the 5-year-old gelding got up on the outside under Garrett Gomez and took the 5 1/2 furlong event on the Mellon turf course by