01/13/2013 6:04PM

Santa Anita: Zenyatta's sister Eblouissante set to make second start Thursday

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Shigeki Kikkawa
Eblouissante, who won her career debut in November, is entered in a first-level optional $40,000 claimer in Thursday's seventh race at Santa Anita.

Eblouissante, a half-sister to 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta, is entered in a first-level optional $40,000 claimer over 1 1/16 miles in Thursday’s seventh race at Santa Anita.

Trained by John Shirreffs for breeder Eric Kronfeld, Eblouissante is part of a field of five. A 4-year-old filly, Eblouissante has made one start, winning a maiden race over 1 1/16 miles at Betfair Hollywood Park on Nov. 16. She was entered in an optional claimer at Hollywood Park on Dec. 15, but was scratched 30 minutes before the race after striking her hip on a door in the receiving barn.

In Thursday’s race, Eblouissante faces Double Ante, Viva Carina, Folk Dancer, and Pink Blossom.

Corey Nakatani has the mount on Eblouissante. He was aboard for her win against maidens.