EXAMEN IMPRESSIVE WINNER OF $58,000 SHASTA LAKE, PROCTOR TRAINEE TRIES DIRT FOR FIRST TIME

by dolsen 1 year ago
March 7, 2013

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 7, 2013)—With Garrett Gomez at the controls, Examen, a lightly raced 3-year-old gelding by Giant’s Causeway who is trained by Tom Proctor, tried the dirt for the first time on Thursday and was a handy 3 ¼ length winner of Santa Anita’s featured $58,000 Shasta Lake Purse, negotiating one mile in 1:37.38.

Originally scheduled for the turf, the Shasta Lake, a first condition allowance for 3-year-olds, and two other races, were transferred to a wet fast main track due to an unexpected early morning downpour.

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