02/19/2006 12:00AM

Proud Tower Too, Siren Lure take features


ARCADIA, Calif. - Proud Tower Too and Siren Lure won sprint stakes at Santa Anita on Sunday, races intended for the hillside turf course but run at 6 1/2 furlongs on dirt because of overnight rain.

Proud Tower Too ($6.60) won his second stakes of the meeting in the Sensational Star Handicap for state-breds. Ridden by David Cohen, Proud Tower Too set a quick pace of 21.41 and 43.98 seconds, holding off a persistent Thor's Echo. Red Warrior finished third in the field of seven. The Sensational Star originally had 13 entries.

Proud Power Too, supplemented to the field for $2,500 on Feb. 14, was timed in 1:15.55. Owned by Tricar Stables and trained by Sal Gonzalez, Proud Tower Too, 4, won the Grade 1 Malibu Stakes here on Dec. 26. Proud Tower Too has won 6 of 18 starts and $432,264.

Siren Lure won his third consecutive stakes in the $85,140 Daytona Handicap, rallying from fourth in a field of five to win by 1 1/2 lengths over Railroad. Jungle Prince, The 6-5 favorite, finished third.

Siren Lure ($5.40) finished in 1:16.20. The race originally had 12 entries.

Owned by a partnership and trained by Art Sherman, Siren Lure has won 9 of 16 starts and $336,781. The current winning streak includes the Blue Jay Way Stakes in October and the Impressive Luck Handicap last month.