10/05/2016 1:00PM

Obviously, Om top City of Hope Mile

Joe Labozzetta/NYRA
Obviously runs Saturday in the City of Hope Mile at Santa Anita, his first race since this victory in the Poker Stakes at Belmont on June 18.

ARCADIA, Calif. – The multiple graded stakes winners Obviously and Om will dominate the betting in Saturday’s $200,000 City of Hope Mile on turf at Santa Anita.

Obviously won the Grade 3 Poker Stakes at Belmont Park on June 18 in his latest start. Om, a three-time stakes winner in 2015, returned from a six-month layoff to finish second in the Grade 2 Del Mar Mile on turf Aug. 21.

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They are part of a field that is expected to include Ed Johnson, Frank Conversation, Patriots Rule, Perfectly Majestic, and Vyjack.

Saturday’s richest race is the $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship at six furlongs, which is expected to have a small field. Lord Nelson, the winner of the Grade 1 Triple Bend Stakes here in June and the Grade 1 Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar in July, will be a heavy favorite.