04/21/2011 7:51PM

Hollywood: Ain't No Other makes it five straight with Henson win

Benoit & Associates
Ain't No Other, with Patrick Valenzuela riding, wins the Harry Henson.

INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Ain't No Other won his fifth consecutive race, and stakes debut, in Thursday's $94,300 Harry Henson Stakes at Hollywood Park, the colt's first win in Southern California and first win on turf.

Ridden by Patrick Valenzuela, Ain't No Other ran six furlongs in 1:08.52, finishing three-quarters of a length in front of pacesetter Robie the Cat. Gig Harbor, who entered the race unbeaten in two starts at Golden Gate Fields, finished third in the field of seven 3-year-olds.

Jockey Rafael Bejarano, who rode Robie the Cat, lodged an objection against the winner, alleging interference in the stretch, but the stewards dismissed the claim after a four-minute review. Ain't No Other drifted to the outside and then to the inside in the stretch, but the stewards said the incident was not enough to change the order of finish.

"He was a little green through the race," Valenzuela said. "I tried to keep him busy to get there first."

Ain't No Other ($13.60) races for breeder Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and trainer Steve Miyadi. A California-bred gelding by Old Topper, he was fourth in his debut in a $25,000 claimer for maidens at Pleasanton last July and has not lost since.

He won a similar race at Sacramento last July and won three races at Golden Gate Fields earlier this year - a starter allowance and two allowance races.