Anniversary Girl wins Santa Anita feature
Friday, October 7, 2011
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Anniversary Girl rallied from next-to-last to beat Last Sting by a length Friday in the $50,038 Desert Island Purse for fillies and mares at Santa Anita.
Ridden by Joel Rosario, Anniversary Girl ran a mile on the turf in 1:35.84 and paid $5.40, $3.40 and $2.80 as the 17-10 favorite. The victory, worth $28,800, increased Anniversary Girl's career earnings to $143,660, with three wins in 13 starts.
Last Sting returned $8.80 and $5.80, and Born Lucky paid $7.60 to show.