No Other will aim for his second stakes win of the Spring/Summer meet against
four other 3-year-olds in the $100,000 Lazaro S. Barrera Memorial Stakes Sunday
at Hollywood Park.
Photo: Hollywood Park
Grade III at seven furlongs over Cushion Track, the Barrera is the third of
nine races. Post time is 1 p.m.
by breeder Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and trained by Steve Miyadi, Ain’t No Other
was making his Southern California – and turf - debut when winning the Harry
Henson April 21.
win was the fifth in succession for the gelded son of Old Topper and the
Shadeed mare Miami Margie. He hasn’t lost since finishing fourth in his career
debut last July 11 at Pleasanton.
Ain’t No Other, who will be making his initial graded appearance in the
Barrera, has earned $127,460.
with Concord Point in this race a year ago, trainer Bob Baffert will have two
representatives – Flightofalifetime and Sinai – in 2011.
by George Bolton, Majestic Racing Stable and Summit Racing LLC,
Flightofalifetime is a Werblin colt out of the Fly So Free mare Dreamflight.
finishing second behind runaway winner Maclean’s Music in his debut March 19 at
Santa Anita, Flightofalifetime returned three weeks later to win by 2 ½ lengths
as the 2-5 favorite. He has earned $43,200.
colt out of the Machiavellian mare Dontgetinmyway, returns to the scene of his
lone win for owner Ahmed Zayat. The gray was a first out winner over Cushion
Track last Dec. 18.
best finish in four subsequent races for the Kentucky
bred was a third in the San Pedro Stakes Jan. 17 at Santa Anita. His bankroll
terms of earnings, Bench Points is the most accomplished member of the field.
bred son of Benchmark and the Free House mare Mo Chuisle has banked $218,290
while winning four of six for Donnie Crevier, Linda Mariani, Charles Martin and
Mary Jo Zuraitis and trainer Tim Yakteen.
winner in the first start of his life over this surface last June 5, Bench
Points is cutting back in distance after finishing third in the San Felipe and
seventh in the Santa Anita Derby.
John Sadler, who saddled third place finisher Domonation in the 2010 Barrera,
will send out Runflatout Sunday. A son of Flatter and the Grand Slam colt
Slammin’ Lil has a win in two races for West Point Thoroughbreds. He’s earned
$32,400. The ridgling has been idle since being eased after being part of a
very fast pace in the San Felipe March 12.
inside out, the field for the Lazaro S. Barrera Memorial Stakes: Runflatout,
Garrett Gomez rides, 115 pounds; Flightofalifetime, Martin Garcia, 115; Sinai,
Mike Smith, 115; Ain’t No Other, Patrick Valenzuela, 123 and Bench Points,
Rafael Bejarano, 121.