Bench Glory wins Irish O'Brien at Santa Anita
ARCADIA, Calif. -- Bench Glory ran down 2-1 favorite Ismene in the final sixteenth of a mile to win the $100,000 Irish O'Brien Stakes for older California-bred fillies and mares by 11/4 lengths on Sunday at Santa Anita after a 50-week layoff.
Ridden by Brice Blanc, Bench Glory covered 61/2 furlongs on the hillside turf course in 1:12.02 and paid $32.40, $12 and $6.60 at 15-1 odds.
Ismene returned $6 and $4.60 in her turf debut, while Dancingtothestars was another 11/4 lengths back ...
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