Monday, July 16 2012
SUTHERLAND’S GOLD CUP WIN, BIG MEETS FOR BAFFERT, BEJARANO AMONG HIGHLIGHTS OF BETFAIR HOLLYWOOD
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (July 15, 2012) — A historic victory by jockey Chantal Sutherland in the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup, the dominance of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Rafael Bejarano, the emergence of the dynamic 2-year-old filly Executiveprivilege, Kentucky Derby and Preakness wins by local hero I’ll Have Another and the opening of the Betfair Hollywood Park Players Lounge were among the highlights of the Spring/Summer meet. The 50-day season at Betfair Hollywood Park concluded Sunday.
After guiding Game On Dude to an easy victory in the Grade II Californian June 2, Sutherland became the first female rider to win the Gold Cup aboard the 5-year-old Awesome Again gelding, defeating stablemate Richard’s Kid by 1 ½ lengths.
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