Ultimate Eagle, outstanding male 3-year-old in Santa Anita’s Autumn
Meet Media Poll, seeks his fifth straight win in the Grade II, $150,000
Sir Beaufort Stakes for 3-year-olds at one mile on grass on opening day,
Trainer Mike Pender says the son of Mizzen Mast has been
training in style and feels the front-running colt could get a stalking
spot from his No. 8 post position in a field of nine if the situation
“Martin Pedroza knows the horse and he can use his good
judgment,” Pender said. Pedroza has ridden the son of Mizzen Mast in his
last four races, all victories.
The field for the 12th running of the Sir Beaufort, which goes as
the eighth race: Cozy Kitten, Alonso Quinonez, 12-1; Venomous, Joel
Rosario, 4-1; Comma to the Top, Joe Talamo, 4-1; Mr. Commons, Mike
Smith, 9-5; Thirtyfirststreet, Hector Berrios, 20-1; Irish Art, Rafael
Bejarano, 10-1; Moment of Weakness, Kevin Krigger, 30-1; Ultimate Eagle,
Martin Pedroza, 3-1; and Riveting Reason, Victor Espinoza, 20-1.