ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Theonewewaitedfor outran 3-5 favorite Miss Southern Miss through the stretch to win the $125,000 Landaluce Stakes for 2-year-old fillies by 2 3/4 lengths Saturday at Santa Anita.
Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Theonewewaitedfor ran 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:03.82 & paid $8, $3 & $2.60.
Miss Southern Miss returned $2.40 & $2.10, while Demigoddess was another 5 1/4 lengths back in third & paid $6.20 to show.
p>Chalon, the 2-1 second choice, was scratched by the stewards with three minutes to post.
The victory, worth $75,000, increased Theonewewaitedfor's career earnings to $118,680, with two wins in as many starts.
''I'm speechless,'' trainer Mike Harrington said. ''I named her & when I did, I told the owner, this is the one we've waited for. She's always been the best filly in the barn.''
In this image provided by Benoit Photo, Edwin Maldonado guides California Diamond to the Winner' …
In the $125,000 Santa Anita Juvenile Stakes for 2-year-olds, California Diamond wheeled three-wide turning for home & went on to win by three-quarters of a length.
Ridden by Edwin Maldonado, California Diamond ran 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:03.54 & paid $15.20, $5 & $3.
Green With Eddie returned $3.80 & $2.60 as the 2-1 favorite. Silver Assault was another 2 1/2 lengths back in third & paid $2.60 to show.
The victory, worth $75,000, increased California Diamond's career earnings to $108,600, with two wins in as many starts for trainer John Brocklebank.
California Diamond goes on the sale block next Friday at Del Mar.
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