K P ALL SYSTEMS GO RALLIES TO TAKE FRIDAY’S $57,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE FEATURE BY 1 ¼ LENGTHS AS MULLINS & CEDILLO TEAM FOR   MILE TURF WIN IN 1:38.03

first_imgK P ALL SYSTEMS GO RALLIES TO TAKE FRIDAY’S $57,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE FEATURE BY 1 ¼ LENGTHS AS MULLINS & CEDILLO TEAM FOR   MILE TURF WIN IN 1:38.03TRACK REMAINS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC & ALL BUT ESSENTIAL OPERATING PERSONNEL     ARCADIA, Calif. (March 20, 2020)–Karl Pergola’s K P All Systems Go rallied wide and charged home to take Friday’s $57,000 Santa Anita allowance feature by 1 ¼ lengths under Abel Cedillo.  Trained by Jeff Mullins, the 3-year-old New York-bred colt by More Than Ready got a mile over a turf course listed as “good” in 1:38.03.Breaking from the far outside in a field of nine, K P All Systems Go was taken in hand and angled to the rail while last in the run to the Club House turn and remained last, about six lengths off the lead heading to the three furlong pole.  From there, he angled outside and with an eye catching move, was about a half length behind joint leaders Commander and Last Opportunity while four-wide turning into the stretch.  From there, he sprinted home as much the best.A six length maiden winner in a 1 1/8 mile turf maiden special weight affair here on Jan. 25, K P All Systems Go was off as the second choice at 3-1 and paid $8.60, $4.80 and $3.20.“I was a little worried about the rail (temporary, set at 30 feet) with his style of running, but Abel was able to save ground early and that helped,” said Mullins.  “He’s two for two on this horse and we’ve had a lot of luck together.  I guess I’m putting him on the right horses, but seriously, I really like him and he’s doing a great job.  All things considered, this was a big race for this horse.”With the winner’s share of $34,200, K P All Systems Go, who is out of the German-bred mare Salonsun, boosted his earnings to $79,051 while notching his second win from six starts.Next to last at the half mile pole, Irish-bred Liar Liar rallied well to outrun Last Opportunity by a half length under Umberto Rispoli.  Off as the 2-1 favorite, Liar Liar paid $3.60 and $2.40.Ridden by Flavien Prat, fellow Irish-bred Last Opportunity went for an early run into the far turn and tired late to finish third by a nose over late closing Kanderel.  Off at 9-2, Last Opportunity paid $3.40 to show.Fractions on the race were 24.56, 49.78, 1:14.51 and 1:26.37.Racing will resume at Santa Anita with a nine-race card on Saturday, with first post time at 12:30 p.m.  Due to public health concerns caused by the coronavirus, Santa Anita Park remains closed to the public and is open only to licensed, essential personnel.All profits from racing will go to a charity or multiple charities supporting CoronaVirus relief efforts in the community.last_img