04/08/2010 4:48PM

Santa Anita: Buck's Bro wins debut for Jones


Buck's Bro won his debut for trainer Marty Jones in Thursday's third race, edging Partywithlarryz by a head, with Spot the Diplomat a half-length farther back.

Buck's Bro ($7.40) was making his first start for Jones, having previously been trained by Gary Sherlock. Jones is having an outstanding winter-spring meeting, with 12 wins from 50 starters. Buck's Bro ran six furlongs in 1:09.03, scoring his second win in 11 starts.

Lordgivemealift, who finished fourth, was claimed for $25,000 in a two-way shake by trainer Julio Canani. A 4-year-old gelding, Lordgivemealift had been claimed for $16,000 in his last start at Golden Gate Fields on March 12.