03/17/2011 5:21PM

Santa Anita: Ellis claims 'Caffeine'


Caffeine High, the winner of Thursday's fifth race in his first career start, was claimed by trainer Ron Ellis for Jack Owens, the chairman of the Thoroughbred Owners of California.

Caffeine High, by Purge, was ridden by jockey Joe Talamo, his second win on Thursday. Caffeine High ($8.40) won by 1 1-4 lengths over Warren's Tiger, finishing six furlongs in 1:09.52 Caffeine High was claimed for $40,000 from trainer Bruce Headley.