Weewinnin takes the King Glorious

Jose Valdivia rides Weewinnin to victory in the King Glorious Stakes.
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Weewinnin defeated Fighting Hussar by a half-length to win the $200,000 King Glorious Stakes at 60-1 odds on closing day of the autumn meet Sunday at Betfair Hollywood Park.

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Ridden by Jose Valdivia Jr., Weewinnin ran seven furlongs on the synthetic Cushion Track in 1 minute, 23.54 seconds and returned $122 for a $2 win bet. It was his first start in 4 1/2 months. The race was for 2-year-old California-breds.

Runner-up Fighting Hussar finished three-quarters of a length ahead of third-place Monument, the 2-1 favorite.

The victory, worth $110,000, increased Weewinnin's career earnings to $125,900, with two wins in three starts.

Bob Baffert won his first training title at the autumn meet since 2001, saddling 17 winners, three more than second-place John Sadler.

Edwin Maldonado edged Rafael Bejarano to win the riding title by a 25-24 margin, his first at a major Southern California track.

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