After His 1,000th Quarter Horse Victory, Bautista Is Back for More
Jockey Alex Bautista, who made history on Thursday, has four chances to add to his victory total during tonight’s eight-race program.
Aboard favored Live Withit Willie in Thursday’s final race, Bautista became the 12th jockey to win 1,000 quarter horse races at Los Alamitos.
This evening, Bautista will ride quarter horses Yurmans Secret in the second, Im A Pritzi Boy in the sixth and Miss Miss Kipty Yawl in the seventh and the thoroughbred Facts Related in the third.
Owned by Jaime Gomez and trained by Carlos Lopez, Miss Kipty Yawl will be stretching out to 300 yards after missing by a nose to Royal Classic Cat going 220 yards on March 2.
The picks: 1. Mr Chen. 2. Yurmans Secret. 3. Swedish Sights. 4. Hardly Secret. 5. Original Genes. 6. Wuzz Up Cnc. 7. Miss Kipty Yawl. 8. Cielo Apache.
Four! Single Original Genes in the fifth, use Al Sorts Of Fast, Wuzz Up Cnc and Im A Pritzi Boy in the sixth, Royal Snow Jet, Miss Kipty Yawl and Lady Bonafide in the seventh and Chapie and Cielo Apache in the eighth.
Shot in the dark: A Sharp Gem debuts for trainer Rodney Hart in the first.
Post Time: 5:30 p.m.
On the Net: For entries and results from Los Alamitos, visit: www.latimes.com/horseracing/