Smiling Tiger Filly Shows Field No Respect in Santa Anita Allowance

Arcadia, CA (April 16, 2022) – Respectfully dashed her way to a visit in the winner’s circle in the $71,500 allowance carded as the 8th race at Santa Anita.

The daughter of Smiling Tiger joined nine other fillies and mares in the starting gate for the five and one-half furlong dash. Breaking from post five, the speed of the race was was all to her inside and she found herself destined for a wide trip. It mattered not as she hit the lead going into the turn and was clear of the field coming off. She was kept to her task through the stretch to win by more than two lengths.

The 4-year-old filly has finished first of second in half of her twelve starts and she has earned $155,918 for owner
Randy Marriott. Trained by Ryan Hanson, she was bred by Bud Petrosian, who also bred her dam, the Menifee mare, Yerevan Sky.