02/05/2014 4:14PM

Santa Anita: Robert Lewis, San Antonio to have compact fields

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Chitu (above) will put his unbeaten record on the line against Bob Baffert stablemate Midnight Hawk in the Robert Lewis on Saturday.

ARCADIA, Calif. - There are two stakes on dirt at Santa Anita on Saturday – the $300,000 San Antonio Stakes for older horses over 1 1/8 miles and the $200,000 Robert Lewis Stakes for 3-year-olds over 1 1/16 miles. Both will have small fields.

The San Antonio Stakes is expected to be led by 13-time stakes winner Game On Dude, who was second to 2013 champion 3-year-old male Will Take Charge in the Grade 1 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs on Nov. 29.

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The Grade 2 San Antonio has a projected field of seven, including American Blend, Blingo, Blueskiesnrainbows, Imperative, Majestic Harbor, and Willyconker.

The Grade 2 Lewis Stakes is likely to be led by Midnight Hawk, the unbeaten winner of the Grade 3 Sham Stakes over a mile here on Jan. 11.

Trained by Bob Baffert, Midnight Hawk will probably have six rivals – Candy Boy, Chitu, Cool Samurai, Diamond Bachelor, El Nino Terrible, and Home Run Kitten.

Baffert trains Chitu, who is unbeaten in two starts, a maiden race and an optional claimer in December.