In this image provided by Benoit Photo, Kaleem Shah's Fantastic Style and jockey Rafael Bejarano are guided into the winner's circle after their victory in the Las Flores Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., Sunday, March 20, 2016. They won the
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March 20, 2016

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Fantastic Style cruised to a four-length victory in the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes for older fillies and mares Sunday at Santa Anita.

Ridden by Rafael Bejarano and trained by Bob Baffert, Fantastic Style ran six furlongs in 1:08.79 and paid $3, $2.40 and $2.10 in the Grade 3 race. The 4-year-old Kentucky-bred filly had been idle since winning the Great Lady M Stakes by 3 1/2 lengths on July 11 at Los Alamitos.

Ben's Duchess returned $4.20 and $2.60, while Cadet Roni was another 3 3/4 lengths back in third and paid $2.40 to show.

The victory, worth $60,000, increased Fantastic Style's career earnings to $332,000.

Mike Marlow, Baffert's assistant, says Fantastic Style ''just cruised. ... She was really impressive.''

In the $75,000 San Pedro Stakes, Iron Rob took the lead with a quarter mile to go and went on to win by 1 1/2 lengths, giving veteran jockey Stewart Elliott his first stakes win at the track.

Iron Rob ran six furlongs in 1:09.05 and paid $21.80, $4.60 and $3 at 9-1 odds.

Denman's Call returned $2.20 and $2.10 as the 2-5 favorite, while Mt Veeder was another 2 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $2.40 to show.

Elliott is best known for riding Smarty Jones to victories in the 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness.

The victory, worth $46,800, increased Iron Rob's career earnings to $157,320, with three wins in 10 starts.

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