04/09/2014 1:02PM

Taste Like Candy eyes first stakes win with Friday's Santa Paula

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Taste Like Candy has been a cut below the top 2- and 3-year-old fillies in Southern California in the last five months. While she has yet to win a stakes, Taste Like Candy’s performances in top races will make her the favorite to win Friday’s $75,000 Santa Paula Stakes for 3-year-old fillies over 6 1/2 furlongs at Santa Anita.