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Tiago Wins US Gr1 Santa Anita Derby
And on the other side of the US continent exciting US 3YO Tiago (Pleasant Tap-Set Them Free, by Stop The Music) made it 2 wins from 4 starts and lived up to his pedigree when winning the US$750,000 Gr1 Santa Anita Derby (9 furlongs) for 3YOs at Santa Anita Park in California. Ridden by Mike Smith for trainer John Shirreffs, Tiago is a half-brother to last year's Gr1 Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo. According to thoroughbredtimes.com, both horses were bred and are owned by Jerry and Ann Moss. Tiago, defeated King Of The Roxy (Littleexpectations-Marrakesh by Bold Forbes) and Sam P (Cat Thief-Affirmed Legacy by Affirmed).