Washington-bred Reba Is Tops ended her career Sunday the way she began it nearly four years ago—with a victory.
7-year-old mare exploded thru the stretch for a 2 ¼-length victory in
the $78,400 Wishing Well Stakes for older fillies and mares at Santa
Anita. With Joe Talamo riding, Reba Is Tops passed all eight rivals and
won eased up at the wire, running about 6 ½ furlongs in 1:13.25 on firm
turf. She paid $8.40 as the second choice in the wagering.
bred to Broken Vow next month in Kentucky, Reba Is Tops won for the
second time in nine days—earning $46,080—and finished her career a
sparking 14-for-29 with earnings of $454,709. She moved into 13th place
on the all-time list of Washington-bred earners.
Washington native Mark Glatt, Reba Is Tops is owned by Ken Marshall,
Eric Schweiger and Gordon Jarnig, who claimed the bay daughter of He's
Tops for $17,500 from her third career start July 1, 2007. She debuted
May 4, 2007 with a 2 ½-length victory in a $12,500 maiden-claiming race
at Emerald Downs.