West Ruler wins Hollywood Park feature



INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — West Ruler defeated Real Housewife by a half-length to win Friday night’s $68,546 feature at Hollywood Park.

Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, West Ruler ran six furlongs on the turf in 1:10.14 and paid $6.40, $3.40 and $2.80 as the 2-1 favorite in her first start in nearly two months.

Real Housewife returned $6 and $3.80, while Cooloftheevening was another half-length back in third and paid $4 to show.

The victory increased West Ruler’s career earnings to $152,776, with four wins in nine starts.

Martin Garcia rode three winners on the card.