Golden Itiz wins Hollywood Park feature
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Golden Itiz won the $59,552 feature by 1 3/4 lengths at Betfair Hollywood Park on Thursday to snap a nine-race skid.
Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Golden Itiz ran 1 1/8 miles on Cushion Track in 1:50.77 and paid $12.60, $6.60 and $3.60. The 6-year-old hadn't won since July 10, 2011 at the same track.
Saint Loup returned $5.40 and $3.60 in his first start in the U.S. on a synthetic surface. Rousing Sermon was another head back in third and paid $2.40 as the 17-10 favorite.
Golden Itiz has five wins in 17 career starts and earnings of $229,889.