Sebastian Flyte will start in Sunday's $250,000 Hollywood Derby, and this time trainer Ben Cecil had no trouble finding a jockey well in advance. Joel Rosario, who through Sunday led the jockey's standings at the fall meeting, has the mount.
Mad Flatter won the first graded race of his career and in the process earned an automatic berth in the Saturday, Fantastic Pick won for the third time in his last four starts in the $150,000 Oak Tree Derby.
A $40,000 claimer in August, Quick Enough has proven good enough in recent starts to go to the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint on Nov. 6 following his victory in Monday's $100,000 Morvich Handicap at Hollywood Park.
Sidney's Candy, a four-time graded stakes winner in California this year, was scratched from the Grade 2 Oak Tree Mile on Saturday at Hollywood Park because of a pending sale, trainer John Sadler said Saturday morning.
Jaycito, winless in his first two starts, including a second-place finish in the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity last month, ran down favored J P's Gusto to win Saturday's $250,000 Norfolk Stakes at the Oak Tree at Hollywood Park meeting.
When Bourbon Bay and Champ Pegasus meet for the first time in Sunday's $250,000 Clement Hirsch Turf Championship at Hollywood Park, they do so at a time when their careers are headed in different directions. Literally.