Apollos Favorite edges Deeheiress

first_img Owner David Lester, a dentist from Orange, claimed Apollos Favorite for $20,000 Aug. 27. She was ridden by Rodrigo Aceves for trainer Jesus Nunez. Prima LD finished third and was followed by Cash For Kas, Mini Rock, Carols Treasure, Make It Work, Kelia Vista, Go For Fame and Pennants Chick. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Apollos Favorite held off the late charge by Deeheiress to win the $82,800 Las Damas Hanidicap late Friday night at Los Alamitos. Deeheiress, went off at 52-1 odds and probably would have been the winner in another jump or two. Apollos Favorite, at 12-1 odds, led practically from the start to record the victory in the 400-yard dash for 3-year and older distaff quarter horses. The 4-year-old California-bred daughter of the thoroughbred Apollo was timed in 19.57 seconds and paid $26.40 to win. She earned $45,485 for winning for the sixth time in 25 starts to increase her earnings to $143,642. center_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more