05/07/2011 3:10PM

Hollywood: 'Rifle' sets 5F mark


M One Rifle won his first stakes since the Grade 1 Malibu Stakes in Decmeber 2009 with a hard-fought victory by a half-length over favored Cost of Freedom in the Cool Frenchy Stakes.

M One Rifle ($9.60) ran five furlongs in 55.98 seconds, breaking Cost of Freedon's record of 56.14 seconds set in the Miles Tyson Stakes last December.

Cost of Freedom, unraced since finishing third in the Sunshine Millions Sprint in January, set a quick pace of 22.14 and 44.28 seconds, facing brief pressure from Goggles McCoy. Jockey Chantal Sutherland had M One Rifle in fourth for the first three furlongs, guided the 5-year-old gelding between horses in early stretch and took the lead in the final sixteenth.

M One Riflewas fourth in the Potrero Grande Stakes at Santa Anita last month.