Headlines

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Mucho Gusto won his fourth career graded stakes on Sunday at Santa Anita Park with a comfortable 2 1/4-length score over stablemate Roadster in the $100,000 Affirmed S. (G3)...
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Mucho Gusto cruised to a 3 1/4-length win in the $100,000 Laz Barrera S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park on Saturday afternoon...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Saturday's 144th running of the Preakness S. (G1) drew a field of 13 3-year-olds vying for the second jewel of the Triple Crown...
 
Chasing Yesterday class of Desi Arnaz S.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Chasing Yesterday wins the 2018 Desi Arnaz S. at Del Mar - Benoit photo
click here for larger
The field may have been small, but Chasing Yesterday proved she was the best of the three competitors in Monday's Desi Arnaz S. with a comfortable length and a half victory for the 2-year-old filly.

Monday's win was the second stakes victory for the filly who is know as 2015 Horse of the Year American Pharoah's little sister. 

She captured the Anoakia S. last time out and has now won three of four starts and earned $144,250 for her owner/breeder Jane Lyon and trainer Bob Baffert.

After getting pinched back slightly at the start, Chasing Yesterday was a couple lengths from the front on the backstretch, but loomed up three-wide entering the turn. The trio of fillies was side-by-side until upper stretch, when Chasing Yesterday began to pull clear and was in full control to the wire.

She finished the seven furlongs in 1:23.81.

“I can't explain what she means to me,' Lyon said of Chasing Yesterday. “We're so proud of her today. I was almost afraid to watch.”

By leading sire Tapit, Chasing Yesterday is out of Littleprincessemma, who was the Broodmare of the Year in 2015 and was purchased by Lyon's Summer Wind Farm in 2014. 

Baffert 2013