ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Swissarella led all the way and hung on to win the $58,000 feature for older fillies and mares by a nose Friday at Santa Anita.
Ridden by Santiago Gonzalez, Swissarella ran a mile in 1:37.88 and paid $17.20, $9.40 and $3.80.
Melanistic returned $6 anda $2.80, while 4-5 favorite Two Taps was another half-length back in third and paid $2.20 to show.
The victory, worth $45,240, increased Swissarella's career earnings to $239,044, with six wins in 34 starts. The 5-year-old California-bred mare is trained by Vladimir Cerin.