Friday, January 27 2012
JIM ROME’S MISS RADIANCE SHINES IN $59,048 BUG BRUSH PURSE
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2012) – Owned by renowned sports talk radio and television commentator Jim Rome’s Jungle Racing, Miss Radiance determinedly drove between horses under jockey David Flores Thursday to score as the 3-2 favorite in Santa Anita’s $59,048 Bug Brush Purse for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles.
Rome and trainer Mike Puype opted to run Miss Radiance in the Bug Brush after scratching from Sunday’s Grade II La Canada Stakes, and the decision proved prudent. The 4-year-old Yes It’s True filly overtook pacesetter Bwana Babe to win by one-half length in 1:43.22.
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