Wishing Gate wins San Clemente



DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Wishing Gate drew off down the stretch to win the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap by 134 lengths Sunday at Del Mar.

Ridden by Gary Stevens, Wishing Gate covered 1 1-16 miles on the turf in 1:33.58 and paid $12, $5.60 and $3.80. Unusual Way returned $4.80 and $3.60, while Iotapa paid $3.20 to show.

The win was third in eight starts for Wishing Gate who increased her career earnings to $185, 344.

In other stakes action, He Be Fire N Ice won by a head over Rock Me Baby in the $150,750 California Dreamin’ Handicap. He Be Fire N Ice covered the 1 1-16 miles on the turf in 1:40.44 and paid $10.80, $4.80 and $4.40. Rock Me Baby returned $8.60 and $5.60 while Starspangled Heat paid $7.80 to show.