Vale Dori Wins the Zenyatta Stakes, Grade I, at Santa Anita

Race 5. Zenyatta Stakes, Grade I. For three year old and up fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on dirt. Purse $300,000.

Vale Dori  by winning the Zenyatta Stakes has secured a berth in Breeders’ Cup Longines Distaff.


PP Filly / Mare Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Shenandoah Queen Tyler Baze John Sadler 6/1
2 Able Tasman Mike Smith Bob Baffert 2/5
3 La Force Drayden Van Dyke Patrick Gallagher 4/1
4 Vale Dori Joseph Talamo Bob Baffert 5/1
5 Lemoona Flavien Prat Richard Baltas 20/1
6 Fool’s Paradise Mario Gutierrez Ben D. A. Cecil 30/1

$2 Wager Paid:

Filly/Mare Win Place Show
Vale Dori $24.60 $13.20 $40.60
La Force $8.40 $14.60
Shenandoah Queen $26.60

Lemoona ran fourth. Running time – 1:44.88

Able Tasman was not a factor in the race.

Our Top Three Picks were:

  • Able Tasman
  • La Force
  • Vale Dori


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