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Half-sister to Zenyatta wins Santa Anita feature

Updated: January 17, 2013, 9:31 PM ET
Associated Press

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Eblouissante (say Eh-blue-ee-sant), a half-sister to former Horse of the Year Zenyatta, won the $58,000 Mojave River Purse by 1 3/4 lengths at Santa Anita on Thursday.

Ridden by Corey Nakatani, Eblouissante ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.89 and paid $3, $2.40 and $2.10 at 1-2 odds. The 4-year-old is trained by John Shirreffs, who also handled Zenyatta during her stellar career.

"She's such a big filly," Nakatani said. "They ran away from her a little, so I just dropped ...

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