10/11/2008 12:00AM

Tasha's Miracle hangs on in Ramser


ARCADIA, Calif. - Tasha's Miracle caught stablemate Dawn Before Dawn and held off a late run from Gorgeous Goose to win the second stakes of her career in Saturday's $106,100 Harold Ramser Handicap at Santa Anita.

Tasha's Miracle ($4.60) ran a mile on turf in 1:34.83, finishing a nose in front of Gorgeous Goose, who rallied on the rail. Dawn Before Dawn finished third in the field of five 3-year-old fillies.

Ridden by Mike Smith, Tasha's Miracle stalked pacesetter Dawn Before Dawn through early fractions of 24.02 and 47.80 seconds before taking the lead. Owned by Budget Stable and Team Valor International and trained by John Sadler, Tasha's Miracle has won 3 of 11 starts and $398,452. Her first stakes win was the Grade 3 Sorrento Stakes at Del Mar in 2007.