Saturday, December 28, 2013
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Unbridled's Note edged El Commodore by a half-length to win the $100,000 Daytona Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday.
Ridden by Corey Nakatani, Unbridled's Note ran 6½ furlongs on the downhill turf course in 1:11.89 and paid $5, $3.20 and $2.40 as the 3-2 favorite in the field of seven for the Grade 3 race.
It was Unbridled's Note's third win in six tries on the turf at Santa Anita.
The victory, worth $60,000, increased the 4-year-old colt's career earnings to $636,683, with five wins in 16 starts.
El Commodore returned $6.80 and $3, while Gallant Son was another 4¼ lengths back in third and paid $3.40 to show.