Liaison wins Mervyn LeRoy Handicap
INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Liaison beat Kettle Corn by 1½ lengths to win the $150,250 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a 1-3 finish.
Ridden by Martin Garcia, Liaison ran 1 1/16 miles on the Cushion Track in 1:42.79 and paid $7.80, $4 and $2.80.
Baffert was in California on Saturday after none of his 3-year-old colts made it to the starting gate for the Kentucky Derby.
"He's improving all the time," Garcia said. "He out-broke ...
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