Thursday, August 23 2012

Romantic Wish, Gomez Win Del Mar Feature

Arnold Zetcher’s English-bred Romantic Wish, second in her last three races, ended her losing streak in style Wednesday with a hard-fought victory in Del Mar’s feature, a mile and one-sixteenth event over the main track for older fillies and mares.

Prominent from the start, Romantic Wish rallied from between horses entering the stretch under the expert guidance of jockey Garrett Gomez and outfinished 6-5 favored Maker Or Breaker by a head, with 10-1 longshot Jaredella another nose back in third place. Hoosier Honey was fourth in the field of six.

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