09/03/2011 7:23PM

Del Mar: 'Clover' sharp in stretch out


Hurry Home Clover ($7) led throughout a maiden race for 2-year-olds over a mile in his debut at the distance, pulling away to win by 1 3-4 lengths over 2-1 favorite Cloud Hopper.

Ridden by Garrett Gomez, Hurry Home Clover was timed in 1:37.50. He was never seriously challenged and ran well throughout. By Bellamy Road, Hurry Home Clover made his fourth career start on Saturday, having finished eighth, fourth and third in three preceding races at Hollywood Park and earlier at this meeting.

The first-time starter Liaison, by Indian Charlie, ran well to finish third, 1 1-4 lengths behind Cloud Hopper, finishing with interest.

Hurry Home Clover won the first leg of a pick six that drew a pool of $339,276.