Friday, October 3, 2008

Joe Torre On A Hot Streak

I just received this note from Greg Ball with Santa Anita Park. Joe Torre is so hot right now, he can't even lose at the track!

Just a quick note to let you know that a horse owned by Dodgers manager Joe Torre, Trimaran, won the fifth race today at Santa Anita Park, adding to Torre's already excellent week.

Trimaran won by a half-length, covering 1 1/8 miles on turf in 1:46.68. He was ridden by Jose Valdivia and is trained by Bobby Frankel.

The race was for 3-year-olds and up and carried a purse of $50,000. Entered for a claiming price of $80,000, Trimaran last started on Sept. 10 at Belmont Park and was well-beaten in a third condition allowance.

This was the first time in his 11-race career that he was entered in a claiming race. He now has an 11-4-0-3 record with $157,264 in earnings.

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