Big Bane Theory Scores Big Win in City of Hope Mile

by | 10.04.2014 | 8:34pm
Big Bane Theory (inside) pulls away in the City of Hope Mile.

Mark Devereaux and Scott Gross' Big Bane Theory came off the pace with jockey Joe Talamo to score his first stakes win in the Grade 2, $200,000 City of Hope Mile at Santa Anita Park on Saturday.

Mr. Commons came in for second; Avanzare was third. Final time for the turf mile was 1:32.38.

Now a four-time winner in 11 starts, the Carla Gaines trainee came into this race off of a second-place performance on the Del Mar Polytrack surface on August 30. Before that, he found himself fourth behind Silentio in the Grade 2 Citation Handicap last November.

Bred in California by his owners, Big Bane Theory is a 5-year-old son of WinStar Farm's Artie Schiller and out of the Alysheba mare Shebane.

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