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March graduate Kobe’s Back captures Santa Anita’s San Carlos Stakes

C R K  Stable’s Kobe’s Back won Santa Anita’s $301, 035 San Carlos Stakes (G2) on Saturday after trailing early, circling wide on the turn, blowing past the leaders in the stretch and scoring by a length and a quarter. Fellow OBS graduate Calculator (April ’14) also closed late to be third. It’s the second straight graded stakes win and fourth overall for the 5-year-old son of Flatter, sold for $480,000 by Niall Brennan Stables, Agent, at the 2013 OBS March Sale after an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Trained by Peter Eurton, he’s now 18-5-3-2 and has earned $952,250. watch his under tack video

Mathis Stable LLC and Head of Plains Partners LLC’s Sophia’s Song stepped into stakes company for the first time in Saturday’s $80,000 Caesar’s Wish Stakes at Laurel, took the lead at the start and never looked back en route to a four length victory. It’s the third straight win for the 3-year-old daughter of Bellamy Road, trained by Todd Pletcher, now 4-3-1-0 with $99,832 in earnings. Consigned to the 2015 OBS June Sale by SAB Sales, Agent, she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show before she was sold for $30,000. watch her under tack video