02/21/2011 7:47PM

Santa Anita: Bonde's roll continues


Trainer Jeff Bonde won his second stakes in three days when Cambina rallied from last in a field of 11 3-year-old fillies to win Monday's Grade 3 La Habra Stakes over about 6 1-2 furlongs on the hillside turf course by a nose over Quiet Oasis.

Cambina ($8.80) made her second start in the United States in the La Habra. She was a troubled sixth in the Sweet Life Stakes over the same course and distance in January. In Ireland last year, before joining Bonde's stable, she was stakes-placed at The Curragh. Bonde said he intends to run her around two turns in coming months.

Quiet Oasis ran an exceptional race in defeat. The La Habra was her first start since a seventh in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Churchill Downs last November, her first start in the United States. In England and Ireland last year, she had one win in three starts.

Saturday, Bonde won the Grade 2 San Carlos Handicap with Smiling Tiger. Saturday, his Sway Away finished second to the highly-regarded The Factor in the Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes over seven furlongs for 3-year-olds.