Friday, February 17 2012
BELLOMA PROVIDES A FITTING END TO $58,700 WHAT A SURPRISE PURSE
ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2012) – In an outcome befitting the race’s name, Belloma overtook 6-5 favorite Twelve Folds in deep stretch Thursday to score a 6-1 upset in Santa Anita’s $58,700 What A Surprise Purse for California-bred 3-year-old fillies at 6 ½ furlongs.
Sent off as the fifth choice in a field of seven with jockey Alonso Quinonez at the controls, Belloma drove between horses to triumph by one-half length in 1:16.14 while Twelve Folds held on to better Vicki Victoria by one-half length for the place.
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