Arcadia, CA (December 27, 2020) – The first horse with Harris Farms’ connections to visit the winner’s circle on the Santa Anita card was Cassie Belle, the Lucky Pulpit filly who capture the 1st race, a $64,500 allowance over the firm turf course.
Eight fillies lined up for the one mile event. Cassie Belle settled into a stalking position in second for the first six furlongs. She moved to the leader at the top of the stretch, cleared the field and came home best by one and three-quarters lengths.
A homebred racing for Oakcrest Stable, Cassie Belle was produced by the winning Unusual Heat mare, Madame Heat. Trained by Sean McCarthy, the victory takes her lifetime bankroll up to $129,085.