Photo: Hollywood Park
Amazombie, a four time winner on
turf in 2010, will switch to Cushion Track against six opponents in the
$75,000-added On Trust Handicap Sunday at Hollywood Park.
An ungraded race for California
breds at 7 ½ furlongs, the On Trust is the closing day feature as the 30th
Autumn meet wraps. Post time is 12:30 p.m.
Owned by Thomas Sanford and
trainer Bill Spawr, Amazombie has won five of 13 with earnings of $185,108. He
is 1-for-1 over the Hollywood Park main
track. The 4-year-old gelded son of Northern
Afleet out of the In Excess mare Wilshe Amaze defeated
maidens by a head as the 11-10 choice Dec. 3, 2009.
The most accomplished member of
the On Trust field in terms of local victories is The Bat Signal.
Owned by Peter Mizloch and trainer
Eric Kruljac, the 4-year-old Gotham City gelding
out of the Avenue of Flags mare Flying Honor has earned five of his seven wins
over Cushion. The Bat Signal, who has made 18 starts, has banked $201,524.
Cayambe is also a multiple winner
on the Hollywood Park main.
The 6-year-old Helmsman gelding out of the Restless Con mare Pacaya has three
Trained by Victor Garcia for Lucky
Charm Stable, Cayambe has run nine times over Cushion Track. He’s won nine of
38 overall with a bankroll of $369,976.
Owned by a partnership that
includes Blahut Racing LLC and trained by Mike Machowsky, Earnednevergiven
comes off his first win over the Hollywood Park
main. The 6-year-old gelded son of Cee’s Tizzy and the Falstaff mare Code
It Nikki won an optional claimer by one length Nov. 21. The victory was his
sixth in 19 attempts and pushed his earnings to $258,720.
Like Earnednevergiven, Mobilized
enters off a win. The 4-year-old son of Soul of the Matter won against optional
claimers Nov. 25. Out of the Red Ransom mare Valleyofthebells, Mobilized is
trained by Gary Mandella for the Estate of Reseigne and Double JH Stables, Inc.
The dark bay colt has won four of 14 with earnings of $183,482.
Owned by Johnny Taboada and
trained by Genaro Vallejo, Autism Awareness was supplemented for $1,500 to the
On Trust. Best known for his 62-1 upset in the 2008 El Camino Real Derby at Bay
Meadows, Autism Awareness has won four of 31 and earned $316,637. He has lost
nine in a row since winning the Berkeley Handicap, a Grade III, May 25, 2009 at
Golden Gate Fields.
Completing the field is A Lil
Dumaani. A gray son of Dumaani and the In Excess mare A Lil Excess, A Lil
Dumaani has won six of 27 with earnings of $353,325. He is trained by Peter
Miller for owners Gary and Cecil Barber.
From inside out, the field for the
On Trust Handicap: Cayambe, Joel Rosario rides, 118 pounds; Autism
Awareness, Brice Blanc, 115; A Lil Dumaani, Martin Pedroza, 115;
Earnednevergiven, David Flores, 116; Amazombie, Mike Smith, 117; Mobilized,
Alonso Quinonez, 118 and The Bat Signal, Joe Talamo, 115.