The Whole Deal wins feature at Santa Anita

Updated: April 4, 2013, 8:38 PM ET
Associated Press

ARCADIA, Calif. -- The Whole Deal edged Sacred Ovation by a nose to win the $58,000 Santa Maria Purse at Santa Anita on Thursday.

Ridden by Edwin Maldonado, The Whole Deal ran 6½ furlongs on the hillside turf course in 1:12.78 and paid $15.20, $6 and $3.20.

Sacred Ovation returned $9.80 and $3.60, while 4-5 favorite Horizon Sky was another 1½ lengths back in third and paid $2.10 to show.

The victory, worth $34,800, increased The Whole Deal's career earnings to $84,510, with three wins in 11 starts.


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