Majestic City wins Hollywood Juvenile
Sunday, July 17, 2011
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Majestic City beat Brigand by 214 lengths Sunday in the $100,000 Hollywood Juvenile Championship on closing day at Hollywood Park, and Imponente Purse won the $100,000 Sunset Handicap.
Bob Baffert won his first training title at the track's spring-summer meet.
Ridden by David Flores, Majestic City ran six furlongs in 1:10.45 and paid $3.80, $2.60 and $2.10, remaining undefeated in three career races. Brigand returned $4 and $2.20, and Night Tide earned $2.20 to show.
Imponente Purse ran 112 miles on the turf in 2:26.65 to win the Sunset by 134 lengths and snap a seven-race losing streak.
Imponente Purse paid $7.60, $4 and $2.60, Falcon Rock returned $5 and $2.80, and 3-2 favorite Celtic New Year paid $2.20 to show.