Monday, February 16, 2009

Zap! of the Week: Santa Teresita Romps in Santa Maria Handicap

Jockey Joe Talamo and Santa Teresita scored a dramatic 13-1 upset in the Grade 1 Santa Maria Handicap at Santa Anita Saturday. The 5-year-old daughter of Lemon Drop Kid registered her first graded stakes win and provided trainer Eric Guillot with his first Grade 1 victory. Marzelline and Model dead-heated for second in the 1-1/16 mile race for fillies and mares.

Enjoy some great footage from paddock to winners circle by Larry Zap!

Zap is known as "the eye" for being able to measure quality in thoroughbred racehorses, and is practically a fixture at Southern California tracks. He has a deep appreciation for quality horses, music, movies, live performance, and comedy. Zap co-hosts Race and Sports Radio every Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 AM (pst) on San Diego's XX Sports Radio (1090 AM) and online at .

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi Mary,
I really enjoy your blog. I wash shocked when I heard about Santa Teresita winning the Santa Maria Handicap. Didn't think she had it in her - and to think she was only bought for $25. She's already paid that off - even more so if you had a piece of the $28.80 she was paying for the win.

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