Stylish Indian Peak Headlines Saturday’s Uncommon Warmth Turf Basic – Horse Racing Information | Paulick Report

Stylish Indian Peak Headlines Saturday’s Uncommon Warmth Turf Basic  – Horse Racing Information | Paulick Report

Indian Peak wins the California Flag Handicap at Santa Anita Park.

Stylish and lots versatile, Indian Peak heads a discipline of eight older horses going a mile and one eighth over the Santa Anita turf in Saturday’s $200,000 Uncommon Warmth Turf Basic, offered by Metropolis Nationwide Financial institution.
A winner of final 12 months’s Cal Cup Derby on the Santa Anita major observe, Legacy Ranch’s Huge Fish will get again with statebreds on Saturday and seems match as he tries the Basic distance for the primary time.
Owned and bred by Alfred Pais, Margot’s Boy, though winless in 9 begins final 12 months, had 4 seconds and a confirmed affinity for the native garden as he seeks his first stakes win.

Initially scheduled for turf, the Grade 3 San Gabriel Stakes was moved to the principle observe on account of latest rain on Dec. 26 and though he was attentive to the early tempo, Indian Peak merely did not fireplace, ending a distant fourth at 5-1.
Skilled by Ruben Alvarado, Indian Peak, a 5-year-old gelding by Comedian Strip, out of the Roar mare Ms. Booty, was a giant third, crushed three quarters of a size two begins again going 1 1/16 miles on turf within the G2 Seabiscuit Handicap at Del Mar Nov. 27.
A winner of the mile and one eighth turf Snow Chief Stakes right here at age three in June, 2020, Indian Peak is 5-2-1-0 over the course and he comes off his greatest 12 months when it comes to money-won, banking $170,932 from an 11-2-1-1 mark in 2021.
Owned by Wachtel Secure and Gary Barber, Indian Peak, who received the California Flag Handicap three begins again happening the hillside turf at about 6 ½ furlongs on Oct. 17, will doubtless attend the early tempo as he seeks his seventh win from 23 total begins.
Skilled by David Hofmans, Huge Fish, a 4-year-old gelding by scorching sire Mr. Huge, comes off a fourth place run going a mile and one sixteenth on artificial Tapeta within the G3 Berkeley Handicap Nov. 27 at Golden Gate Fields.
Though winless in three tries over the Santa Anita turf, Huge Fish has two wins from six turf tries, together with an ungraded stakes win going a mile on turf at Del Mar as a juvenile. With an total mark of 12-3-2-1, Huge Fish has the credentials to be a significant component within the Basic.
A pointy second, crushed a neck in a one mile allowance on the principle observe right here Dec. 4, the Craig Lewis-trained Margot’s Boy, who was ninth the Basic a 12 months in the past, has three wins from eight tries over the course and charges a preventing likelihood with Juan Hernandez again aboard. A 5-year-old gelding by high California-based sire Clubhouse Experience, Margot’s Boy is 21-3-5-3 with earnings of $260,946.
Race 6 of 10 Approximate put up time 2:30 p.m. PT
Whooping Jay—Joe Bravo–120
Margot’s Boy—Juan Hernandez—122
Aligato—Flavien Prat—120
Luvluv—Tyler Baze—120
Camino Del Paraiso—Ricardo Gonzalez—124
Huge Fish—Umberto Rispoli—124
Ferrariano—Abel Cedillo–120
Indian Peak—John Velazquez—124
First put up time for a 10-race card on Cal Cup Day, Saturday, is at 12 midday. Admission gates open at 10 a.m. The Uncommon Warmth Turf Basic offered by Metropolis Nationwide Financial institution, is on of 5 California-bred or sired stakes on Saturday.

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