This, Humberto Ascanio said, was the one he wanted.
the long-time assistant to trainer Bobby Frankel, got his first Grade 1
win on Friday in the Citation Handicap with Fluke, then came right back
on Saturday at Hollywood Park to win another Grade 1 race, this time
with the brilliant mare Ventura, who closed her career with a 1
3/4-length victory in the $300,000 Matriarch Stakes.