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By Tom Ferrall
Staff Writer 

Bonsall-based War Heroine wins $200,000 stakes at Del Mar

 

Last updated 8/6/2018 at 6:26pm

War Heroine and jockey Tyler Baze hold off Ollie's Candy (No. 14) and jockey Corey Nakatani to win the Grade 2 $200,000 San Clemente Stakes at Del Mar July 21.

War Heroine, a speedy filly based at the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall, played "catch me if you can" in the $200,000 San Clemente Stakes at Del Mar July 21. None of her 12 rivals could.

War Heroine led wire to wire in the one-mile San Clemente, a Grade 2 turf contest for 3-year-old fillies. Ridden by Tyler Baze, War Heroine just held off the hard-charging Ollie's Candy to win by a neck on opening weekend of the 2018 Del Mar summer meeting.

"She's an extremely fast filly – extremely fast," said Baze of War Heroine. "But it isn't so much about the speed, it's about how they're exp...



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