Photo: Hollywood Park
Tiz, the 13-10 favorite, won for the second time in as many starts on turf,
taking the $64,250 Le Cle Stakes Thursday night at Hollywood Park.
form prevailed in the main event, a surprise in the final race by Hollywood
Mogul ($61) triggered a Pick Six carryover of $100,191 into the Friday night
program. Post time is 7:05 p.m. The Pick Six begins in the third race.
than four weeks after a win in an optional claimer against older rivals, the
3-year-old daughter of Tiznow and the Woodman mare Star Of The Woods
dispatched of seven members of her own age group under clever handling from
jockey David Flores.
by Allen and Susan Branch and trained by Mark Glatt, It Tiz won for the fourth
time in eight lifetime starts. The $37,830 top prize increased her earnings to
to save ground while racing off the moderate pace set by Crisis Of Spirit, It
Tiz angled out for room into the stretch, split horses and took over the lead
with a little more than a sixteenth of a mile to run.
$170,000 yearling purchase at the Keeneland September sale in 2008, It Tiz
completed the mile in 1:35.38 while winning by 1 ¼ lengths. She returned $4.60,
$2.40 and $2.20.
her initial try on grass, Crisp rallied for second, a half-length in front of
Crisis Of Spirit.
winner of the Santa Anita Oaks, a Grade 1, on March 6, Crisp paid $3 and $2.40
as the 2-1 second choice. The show price on Crisis Of Spirit, who was also
making her turf debut and first start beyond seven furlongs, was $3.
Pride finished fourth, 1 ¼ lengths behind Crisis Of Spirit, then came Nicole H,
Washington Bridge, Got An Itch and I’mneverwrong.
Le Cle was the second win of the evening for Flores.
Leading rider Rafael Bejarano also had a double, taking the second with Pack
Your Bags and the fifth with Low Gear Power.
12 days remaining in the spring-summer meet, Bejarano has 61 victories, seven
more than Joel Rosario and Tyler Baze.
is also a carryover for Friday of $15,265 on the Super High 5.
the conclusion of the card - approximately 10:30 p.m. – a concert starring
Fishbone will begin at the North Park Lawn.