ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) - Dortmund improved to 6-0 after winning the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes by 1¼ lengths, solidifying his status as a threat for the Kentucky Derby.
Ridden by Martin Garcia, Dortmund led all the way in running 1 1/16 miles in 1:41.65 and paid $3.60, $2.60 and $2.20 as the 4-5 favorite Saturday in the field of 10 3-year-old colts at Santa Anita. The colt is trained by three-time Kentucky Derby winner Bob Baffert.
Prospect Park returned $3.80 and $3.40, while Bolo was another half-length back in third and paid $4.60 to show.
Ocho Ocho Ocho lost for the first time after winning his first three races. He finished eighth.
Dortmund earned 50 points under the system used by Churchill Downs to determine the 20-horse field for the Kentucky Derby on May 2.