Wild in the Saddle scores 19-1 upset at Del Mar
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Wild in the Saddle scored an upset victory by three-quarters of a length in the $108,330 Tranquility Lake Stakes for older fillies and mares Wednesday at Del Mar.
Ridden by Mario Gutierrez, Wild in the Saddle ran a mile in 1:37.05 and paid $40.40, $16.20 and $8.80 at 19-1 odds.
My Monet returned $8.80 and $6.80, while 55-1 shot Our Pure Creation was another 1 1/2 lengths back in third and paid $17.80 to show.
The victory, worth $65,400, increased Wild in the Saddle’s career earnings to $360,968, with nine wins in 37 starts. The 6-year-old mare is trained by Richard Baltas.
Even-money favorite Savings Account finished fifth in the field of 10.