Arcadia, CA (March 19, 2021) – Standing O, the 3-year-old son of Acclamation, earned his maiden special weight diploma with with a wire-to-wire performance in the nightcap at Santa Anita going one mile over the turf.
Standing O was second in his seasonal debut to the highly regarded Hockey Dad in a swift six furlong maiden special weight on January 22. Today, he was best from the moment the gate opened. Never seriously challenged, he set a measured pace and held his advantage all the way to the wire to win by a length and one-half.
Standing O races for his breeder, Ali Nilforushan and he is trained by Philip D’Amato. He is out of the Dixie Chatter mare, Dixie Dame.