Lucky Pulpit Juvenile Filly Wins Debut

ARCADIA, Calif. (May 25, 2017) — Two-year-old Saudi Chroma won at first asking on Thursday in a maiden special weight race at Santa Anita.

The Lucky Pulpit filly, out of the  Mr. Greeley mare Nine to Five Lady, was bred by Cole Ranch, is owned by Zedan Racing Stables and trained by Doug O’Neill.

The filly, named Californiabyanose at the time, was a buyback at last year’s Northern California Yearling Sale, then was sold for $42,000 at the Barretts Fall Sale and resold this year at Barretts March for $360,000.

Saudi Chroma ran the 4 1/2 furlongs in :52.08 and won by 3 1/4 lengths at odds of 5-2 in a field of seven.