02/05/2011 5:55PM

Santa Anita: Thomas claims winner


Afleet Deal, the winner of Saturday's third race for $12,500 claimer, was taken in a six-way shake by Northern California-based trainer David Thomas. Afleet Deal has won three consecutive races, including claiming races worth $12,500 and $16,000 at Hollywood Park in the fall.

Afleet Deal ($4.60) won the six-furlong race by 1 3-4 lengths over High Standards, who was claimed by Paul Aguirre. High Standards, 9, was making his first start since July. He made his first 32 starts for breeder John Harris and trainer Marty Jones, including three stakes wins.