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Tilde, bred, owned and trained by Mike Harrington, held off the late charge of 19-1 longshot Awe’Some Kitten to win Wednesday’s  featured $150,000 Generous Portion Stakes for California-bred two-year-old fillies.

With Rafael Bejarano aboard for his 11th stakes success of the Del Mar season, Tilde, the 8-5 favorite, prevailed by three-quarters of a length over the fast-closing Awe’Some Kitten, piloted by Corey Nakatani.

Boller Bomb faded to third after looming menacingly at the top of the stretch, 1 ¼ lengths behind the runner-up and a neck in front of fourth-place Akiss Forarose.

Tilde, winner of Del Mar’s C.T.B.A. Stakes in her previous race, ran the six furlongs in 1:11.42 and returned $5.20, $3.40 and $2.60 after notching her third win in four races. With $85,500 as first prize, her earnings now total $195,060. She is a daughter of Swiss Yodeler.

Awe’Some Kitten paid $15.20 and $8.80, while Boller Bomb paid $3.60 to show.

Bejarano, closing in on his second riding title, also is only one stakes victory away from tying the all-time record of 12 stakes shared by four riders.

Keyed by a $96 surprise by Double Ante in the fifth race, there were no perfect tickets in Wednesday’s Pick Six. Thus, Thursday’s Pick Six will feature a carryover of $93,491. Post time for the first race is 2 p.m., with the Pick Six conducted on the fourth through ninth races.

Edwin Maldonado continued his rise in the jockey standings as he booted in two upset winners to claim the fourth spot in the rankings. He won the opener aboard Adelta at $16.60 and climaxed his afternoon with a win astride My Dark Vada at $83.80 in the eighth and last race. He now has 19 winners at Del Mar this summer.

Maldonado was one of three riders with doubles, the others being Bejarano and Garrett Gomez.

Wednesday’s attendance was 10,156.


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