Cowboy Mike Wins Second Straight

Arcadia, Ca (March 23, 2024) – Cowboy Mike, the son of Smiling Tiger and California Broodmare of the Year, Lutess, earned his second consecutive win and fourth overall in the $81,462 allowance carded as the 8th at Santa Anita.

A field of nine lined-up for the mile and one-sixteenth contest over the fast main track. Settling in fourth around the turn and down the backstretch, Cowboy Mike moved off the rail and found a nice two path lane. He caught the leader at the top of the stretch and put away the favorite when he came calling to win by a length and one-half.

Cowboy Mike is a homebred racing for Connie Pageler and he is trained by Bob Baffert. He has finished in the top three in seven of his ten career starts and he has earned $189,674.