04/11/2010 5:56PM

Santa Anita: They're cheap - and fast


No Grande may be a cheap claimer, but he's a fast cheap claimer.

The 5-year-old won a starter allowance for $8,000 claimers by 2 1-4 lengths over 8-5 favorite Scottish Diamond  in Sunday's seventh race, finishing six furlongs in 1:08.09.

The race had a different condition than what has been previously offered - horses that had started for a claiming price of $8,000 or less since Sept. 1.

No Grande has won three consecutive races, a $10,000 claimer on March 3 and a $16,000 claimer on March 27, for owner Ricardo Zamora.