PLACE DES VOSGES TAKES COMMAND TURNING FOR HOME AND WINS $56,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE FEATURE BY ONE LENGTH UNDER NAKATANI; BALTAS TRAINEE GETS 1¼ MILES ON TURF IN 2:00.65
Place des Vosges
ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2017)–With the inner rail set at 30 feet, Place des Vosges took command a quarter mile from home en route to a one length win under Corey Nakatani in Friday’s $56,000 allowance feature at Santa Anita. Based in the Midwest throughout 2016, she made her third start for trainer Richard Baltas and got a mile and a quarter over a firm turf in 2:00.65.
Off at 7-2 in a field of nine older fillies and mares, Place des Vosges, who was adding blinkers after two races without them, paid $9.80, $4.60 and $4.00.