Can the Man wins Affirmed Stakes at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Can the Man won the $100,000 Affirmed Stakes for 3-year-olds by 1 1/4 lengths at Santa Anita on Saturday.

Ridden by Martin Garcia, Can the Man ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.27 and paid $5.80, $3.60 and $3 as the 9-5 favorite in the field of eight.

Friendswith K Mill returned $3.80 and $2.80, while Forever Juanito was another 3 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $3.60 to show.

Can the Man had been idle since winning the Speak Easy Stakes on Oct. 14.

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