Trinniberg captures Breeders' Cup Sprint
Arcadia, CA (Sports Network) - Trinniberg, ridden by Willie Martinez, proved much the best in winning Saturday's $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint. The 3- year-old covered the six-furlongs in 1:07.98 on a fast track at Santa Anita Park.
Trained by Shivananda Parbhoo, Trinniberg battled with Sum of the Parts for the lead in the Sprint. Trinniberg, 13-1 at post-time, put away Sum of the Parts on the final turn and was able hold off 7-2 co-favorite The Lumber Guy to register a length victory.
Smiling Tiger finished third in the 14-horse field with Sum of the Parts holding on for fourth. Defending winner Amazombie faded down the stretch.
Trinniberg, who set the pace in this year's Kentucky Derby, picks up $810,000 with his fifth career win. The 3-year-old colt has earned $1,483,300 in 13 lifetime starts.
Trinniberg returned $29.40, $13.20 and $11.00. The Lumber Guy paid $6.40 and $5.00, and Smiling Tiger paid $12.20 to show.
11/03 19:16:48 ET