01/05/2014 8:05PM

Santa Anita: Pontchatrain confirms affinity for downhill course by taking Monrovia


ARCADIA, Calif. – With two-time Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint winner Mizdirection having been retired, there’s room on the throne for a new queen of the local hill, a position to which Ponchatrain is ascending. She scored her third straight win on the hillside turf course, in the Grade 2, $200,500 Monrovia Stakes for female turf sprinters on Sunday at Santa Anita.