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Akkadian takes turf mile feature at Santa Anita

Updated: January 10, 2013, 10:55 PM ET
Associated Press

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Five-year-old gelding Akkadian came out of the final turn three-wide with a lead and hung on to win the $65,000 Russian River Purse, a turf mile for older horses, on Thursday at Santa Anita.

Ridden by Garrett Gomez for trainer Julio Canani, Akkadian was fourth in the field of eight in the early going but took advantage of a quick pace to beat Clubhouse Ride and rider Aaron Gryder by 3/4 of a length in 1:33.88.

Akkadian paid $12.40, $7.20 and $4.80. Clubhouse Ride ...

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