ARCADIA, Calif. - Cat by the Tale won her first graded stakes in Saturday's at Santa Anita, giving trainer Neil Drysdale his first win in a race at that level since June.\nRidden by Joel Rosario, Cat by the Tale stalked pacesetter Century Park to the final turn and finished 2 1/2 lengths in front of an unlucky Treat Gently, whose saddle slipped early in the race over 1 1/8 miles on turf. Despite the saddle slipping, jockey Rafael Bejarano was able to keep control of the 5-year-old mare and outfinished Rosa Grace by a head for second.\n"I was in control for a little while," Bejarano said. "I felt my saddle slipped a little bit past the wire [the first time].\n"I couldn't do too much. That cost me the race a little bit because I had a lot of horse at the end. I was really uncomfortable."\nCat by the Tale ($7.60) was timed in 1:48.17. \n"She had a perfect trip," Drysdale said. "When [Rosario] asked her, she cut away."\nDiamondrella, winner of two Grade 1 races last year, finished fifth as the 2-1 favorite, 2 3/4 lengths behind Cat by the Tale.\nCat by the Tale had been third in her two previous starts, both Grade 2 stakes - the Las Palmas Handicap here in November and the Bayakoa Handicap at Hollywood Park last month. Owned by Raymond Keough, Cat by the Tale has won 5 of 17 starts and $248,258.\nShe represented Drysdale's first graded stakes winner since Obrigado won the Grade 3 Round Table Handicap at Hollywood Park last June.\n* Cherokee Heaven won his first stakes in the on the hillside turf course, rallying from fifth in a field of eight to win by 1 1/4 lengths.\nRidden by Joe Talamo, Cherokee Heaven ($20.80) ran about 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:11.86. Mr. Cacht, who was near the front early, held second, finishing 1 1/4 lengths in front of Stoneside.\nNoble Court, the 5-2 favorite, was last early and could only finish fifth.\nCherokee Heaven races for a partnership and trainer Marty Jones, who is unbeaten with two runners in 2010. Jones won Friday's Sensational Star Handicap for statebreds with Compari.