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Longshot Batti Man wins feature at Santa Anita

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 8, 2015 at 6:01 p.m.



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ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Batti Man won the $60,000 feature for older horses by 1 3/4 lengths Friday at Santa Anita.

Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Batti Man ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:41.75 and paid $12.80, $4.80 and $3.80 at 5-1 odds.

You Know I Know returned $5.80 and $3.20, while Bailoutbobby was another 1 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $2.60 to show.

Govenor Charlie, the 4-5 favorite, finished fourth in the field of six in his first race in a year.

The victory, worth $36,000, increased Batti Man's career earnings to $223,234, with four wins in 31 starts.

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