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Melatonin Wins Gr1 Santa Anita Handicap

Monday, 14th March 2016

At Santa Anita Park in the US, 5YO gelding Melatonin landed the biggest prize of his career when scoring by 4.25-lengths for trainer David Hofmans in the $1 million Gr1 Santa Anita Handicap (10 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 6YO entire Hard Aces (Hard Spun (USA) 2004 out of All in With Aces, by (USA) 2003, by Quiet American) & 5YO entire Effinex (Mineshaft-What a Pear, by E Dubai). Melatonin took his record to 4 wins and 5 placings from 11 starts for US$768,552 earnings. Melatonin becomes the first Gr1 winner for his sire Kodiak Kowboy (Posse), a three-time Gr1 winner of the Carter Handicap, Vosburgh Stakes and Cigar Mile Handicap.

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