Ironic win at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) _ Lightmyfirebaby defeated Short Sentence by 2 lengths Wednesday to win the $45,400 Cat’s Cradle for fillies and mares at Santa Anita’s Oak Tree meeting.
Ridden by Corey Nakatani, Lightmyfirebaby covered 6 furlongs on the turf in 1:13.60 and paid $8.40, $4 and $2.60.
Short Sentence returned $3.60 and $2.60, while Excessive B and B was another 1 lengths back in third and paid $2.20 to show as the 7-5 wagering favorite.
The race was delayed 15 minutes because of an incorrect weight assignment for Short Sentence. The program listed Short Sentence as carrying 117 pounds and Martin Garcia, but she should have been carrying 119.
The stewards chose to have two pounds added to her equipment rather than scratch Short Sentence.
The victory, worth $27,000, increased Lightmyfirebaby’s career earnings to $57,788, with two wins in seven starts.

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