Gunmetal Gray Wins the Sham Stakes at Santa Anita

The 2019 Kentucky Derby Trail officially kicks off this weekend with the Sham Stakes, Grade III, at Santa Anita. Sham Stakes is the ninth race on the card.  The Kentucky Derby points awarded are 10 points to the winner, 4 for second, 2 for third, and 1 for fourth.


Race 9. Sham Stakes, Grade III. For three-year-old at one mile on dirt. Purse $100,000.



PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Sueno Kent  Desormeaux Keith Desormeaux 20/1
2 Gray Magician Flavien Prat Peter Miller 4/1
3 Savagery Joel Rosario Peter Miller 10/1
4 Easy Shot Rafael Bejarano  Keith Desormeaux 30/1
5 Coliseum Joseph Talamo Bob Baffert 1/1
6 Gunmetal Gray Mike Smith Jerry Hollendorfer 5/2
7 Much Better Drayden Van Dyke Bob Baffert 6/1


 Kentucky Points Awarded

Gunmetal Gray 10
Sueno 4
Much Better 2
Gray Magician 1


$2 Wager Paid

Horse Win Place Show
Gunmetal Gray 9.40 4.80 3.40
Sueno 9.60 5.20
Much Better 5.00

Gray Magician ran fourth.

Running time-1:38.96.

Coliseum went off as the 3/5 favorite. He was no factor after getting left at the gate.

Our Top Three Picks

  • Coliseum
  • Gunmetal Gray
  • Gray Magician

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