Viking Plunder wins photo finish in first California race
Last updated 8/20/2021 at 12:35pm
Village News Reporter
In his first California race, San Luis Rey Training Center gelding Viking Plunder took first place in a photo finish.
Viking Plunder made his California debut Aug. 5 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. The second race that day was a one-mile turf competition for 3-year-olds and upward who started for a claiming price of no more than $16,000 in 2021. Viking Plunder and jockey Trevor McCarthy were sixth halfway through the race but finished a nose in front of second-place Tom's Surprise.
"Real good run," said Paula Capestro, who is both Viking Plunder's tra...