Fan Fave Hoppertunity Romps in San Antonio, Dubai World Cup on Schedule
By Margaret Ransom
Pegram, Watson and Weitman’s Hoppertunity proved exactly why he’s a big fan favorite on Saturday with an impressive last-to-first victory in the $300,000 San Antonio Stakes (GI) at Santa Anita. The Bob Baffert-trained son of Any Given Saturday earned $180,000 for his latest graded stakes win to bring his bankroll to $4,066,425 and his career line to 25-7-6-4.
Under jockey Flavien Prat, Hoppertunity broke well from the gate, but was taken back to hug the rail and let the speed go in front of him. Longshot… (more)