Talented Sell The Dream Rallies For Three Quarter Length Win In $63,000 Santa Anita Allowance Feature
TALENTED SELL THE DREAM RALLIES FOR THREE QUARTER LENGTH WIN IN $63,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE FEATURE; KORINER & VAZQUEZ TEAM AT ONE MILE ON TURF IN 1:35.44
ARCADIA, CA (May 19, 2023)—Ridden confidently by Ramon Vazquez, favored Sell the Dream stalked the pace and rallied for a three quarter length win in Friday’s $63,000 Santa Anita allowance feature. Trained by Brian Koriner and last year’s Champion California-bred Juvenile Filly, Sell the Dream, in her third start of 2023, got one mile on turf in 1:35.44.
Breaking sharply from her number six post position, Sell the Dream tucked in behind dueling leaders Big Sis Little Sis and Zzyzx into the first turn, saved ground around the far turn and accelerated nicely to take charge a furlong out.
Second, beaten a nose in her seasonal debut, Santa Anita’s California Cup Oaks on Jan. 7, Sell the Dream was most recently third as the 6-5 favorite versus statebreds in the one mile turf Campanile Stakes at Golden Gate Fields April 30.
Off as the 2-1 favorite in a field of seven California-bred or sired 3-year-old fillies, Sell the Dream paid $6.40, $3.40 and $2.60.
“We shipped her up to Golden Gate to get a race into her because the race here sprinting didn’t go,” said Koriner. “Nineteen days back today was a little quick, but it worked out. We took the blinkers off last time because it seemed like she always hung a little and was waiting for horses. She got a perfect trip today. Hopefully she’s going to have a good summer.”
A Cal-bred daughter of Munnings out of the Run Away and Hide mare Enayat Alsalam, Sell the Dream picked up $37,800 for the win, increasing her earnings to $234,560. Owned by Edward Brown, Alan Klein and Philip Lebherz, Sell the Dream is now 9-2-3-3 overall.
Ridden by Hector Berrios, Court Snort rallied late to be second by three quarters of a length over Golden Again and paid $12.20 and $5.20 while off at 16-1.
The second choice at 5-2, Golden Apple, ridden by Tiago Pereira, paid $2.60 to show while finishing 4 ¼ lengths in front of Big Hopes.
Fractions on the race were 22.94, 46.90, 1:11.07 and 1:23.33.
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