Bob Baffert has nine horses nominated to the Grade I, “Win and You’re
In” Santa Anita Sprint Championship on Saturday, Oct. 6, but on Tuesday
named only Capital Account as a likely starter in the $250,000 race at
six furlongs, formerly run as the Ancient Title Stakes.
David Flores, who piloted the son of Closing Argument to victory
in the Grade II Pat O’Brien Stakes at Del Mar, retains the mount.
Cajon Stakes winner Fed Biz, also nominated to the Sprint Championship,
is bound for Indiana and the $500,000, Grade II Hoosier Derby at 1 1/16
miles on Oct. 6, Baffert said.
Capital Account worked four furlongs on Santa Anita’s conventional main
track Monday in 48.80, while Fed Biz went five furlongs in a bullet 1:00