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Lady Ten wins Autumn Miss Stakes at Santa Anita - looking ahead

Autumn Miss Stakes

October

Lady Ten held off a furious rally from Customer Base to win the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes by a neck for trainer Bob Baffert on Saturday at Santa Anita.

Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, Lady Ten ran a mile on the turf in 1:34.95 and paid $6.80, $4.20 and $2.80 as the 2-1 favorite.

Customer Base returned $8.60 and $4.80, while Charm the Maker was another 1 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $4 to show.

Bejarano, serving a three-day suspension, was allowed to ride because the Grade 3 race is considered a designated race by track stewards. He is 3 for 4 on Lady Ten.

''This filly is very nice to ride, and easy to ride,'' Bejarano said. ''She likes to be close to the lead so I was a little worried in the beginning. She broke good from the gate but I knew there would be a lot of speed so I tried to make sure to give her help from the gate so she could find a position in the race.''

The victory, worth $60,000, increased Lady Ten's career earnings to $246,244, with four wins in 11 starts.

 

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Stakes Race Details

Location: Santa Anita Park
Distance: 1 mile
Track: Turf
Qualification: Fillies, three-years-old
Weight: G III
Purse: $100,000

 

Remsen Stakes Video

Oct 28, 2012 -- Interview with jockey Rafael Bejarano after Lady Ten wins the Autumn Miss Stakes (Gr. III)