Monday, January 30 2012
UNZIP ME BACK ON TOP OF HER GAME WITH WISHING WELL TRIUMPH
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2012) – After disappointing as the prohibitive favorite in 4 of her 6 previous starts, 6-year-old Unzip Me reaffirmed her status as the West Coast’s premier female turf sprinter Sunday with a half-length victory over Teroda in Santa Anita’s $86,600 Wishing Well Stakes.
With longtime companion Rafael Bejarano in the saddle, Unzip Me gained control entering the stretch and safely rebuffed the runner-up’s last charge while running the 6 ½-furlong distance of Santa Anita’s hillside turf course in a swift 1:11.94.
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