ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Pontchatrain took the lead in the upper stretch and won the $200,000 Buena Vista Stakes at Santa Anita on Monday.
Pontchatrain pulled early and stalked off the rail, bid three deep leaving the second turn, took the lead, and inched away late. Her fourth consecutive victory was worth $120,000.
Pontchatrain ran the mile in 1:33.33 and returned $7.00, $3.60 and $3.00 in the race for fillies and mares 4 years old and up. Egg Drop, the favorite, paid $3.20 and $2.40, and Tapicat paid $3.20 to show.
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