Caribou Club wins the Joe Hernandez Stakes at Santa Anita

Santa Anita Park opens 2019 with a Grade III stake race named in honor of Joe Hernandez. Joe Hernandez, called 15,587 races in a row from the track’s opening on Dec. 25, 1934, until he collapsed during the running of a race on Jan. 27, 1972, was synonymous with the growth and success of Santa Anita from its infancy and was the track’s greatest ombudsman for decades.

Race 8. Joe Hernandez Stakes, Grade III. For four-year-old and up at 6 1/2 furlongs on turf. Purse $100,000.


PP       Horse        Jockey    Trainer M/L
1 Cistron Tyler Baze John Sadler 12/1
2 Calculator Flavien Prat Peter Miller 5/1
3 Stormy Liberal Drayden Van Dyke Peter Miller 8/5
4 Afleet Ascent Kent Desormeaux Jerry Hollendorfer 20/1
5 Law Abidin Citizen Tiago Pereira Mark Glatt 6/1
6 Pubilius Syrus Geovanni Franco Vladimir Cerin 20/1
7 Conquest Tsunami Joel Rosario Peter Miller 3/1
8 Caribou Club Joseph Talamo Thomas Proctor 4/1


$2 Wager Paid

Horse Win Place Show
Caribou Club 8.60 3.60 2.40
Stormy Liberal 2.40 2.10
Conquest Tsunami 2.80

Cistron ran fourth. Running time 1:11.66

Caribou Club drew away to win by 1 1/4-lengths.

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