Saturday, March 31 2012
SANTA ANITA STABLE NOTES (Friday March 30, 2012)
GOMEZ EYES SEVENTH STAKES WIN OF MEET IN SANTA ANITA OAKS
With six stakes wins the first two weeks of the Santa Anita meet that began last Dec. 26, Garrett Gomez was off to a flying start. Fate stepped in on Jan. 8 when Gomez suffered a broken left heel in a freak paddock accident, forcing him to miss 11 weeks of action.
Still among the leaders this meet with six stakes wins, the 40-year-old Gomez hopes to make it No. 7 when he rides Reneesgotzip in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Santa Anita Oaks at 1 1/16 miles.
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