Race 9. Palos Verdes Stakes, (GII). For four-year-old and up at 6 furlongs on dirt. Purse $200,000.
Six older horses will attempt to out run Roy H in the $200,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (GII). Roy H, the Eclipse Award-winning sprinter for 2017 and finalist for 2018 and back-to-back winner of the Breeders’ Cup Sprint, will launch his 2019 campaign in the same way as he did in 2018, favored to win the Palos Verdes Stakes.
|1||Touched by Autism||Geovanni Franco||Marcia Stortz||20/1|
|2||Distinctive B||Drayden Van Dyke||Peter Miller||SCR|
|3||Kanthaka||Flavien Prat||Jerry Hollendorfer||4/1|
|4||St. Joe Bay||Tyler Baze||John W. Sadler||6/1|
|5||Conquest Tsunami||Joel Rosario||Peter Miller||5/1|
|6||Awesome Anywhere||Mike E. Smith||Jerry Hollendorfer||8/1|
|7||Roy H||Paco Lopez||Peter Miller||4/5|
Awesome Anywhere ran fourth.
Running time –1:08.89
Roy H went as the 1/5 favorite.
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