ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Kulik Lodge overhauled pacesetter Ethnic Dance in the deep stretch to win the $60,000 Island Fury Purse by a length Friday at Santa Anita.
Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Kulik Lodge ran 1 1/8 miles on the turf in 1:46.06 and paid $5, $3.60 and $2.60 at 3-2 odds.
Ethnic Dance returned $5.20 and $3.60, while Pure Loyalty was another 2 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $3.20 to show.
The victory, worth $36,000, increased Kulik Lodge's career earnings to $109,400, with three wins in four starts. Kulik Lodge is a 4-year-old colt sired by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin.