Gifting rallies to win Hollywood Park feature

The Associated Press

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Gifting overtook Mechaya in the final eighth of a mile to win the $50,842 feature by 1¼ lengths on Friday at Betfair Hollywood Park.

Ridden by Martin Garcia, Gifting ran 6½ furlongs on Cushion Track in 1:17.11 and paid $18.80, $4.60 and $3.80.

Mechaya returned $3.40 and $2.80 as the even-money favorite, while Peppy Bolly was another 1¾ lengths back in third and paid $5.40 to show.

Gifting won for the second time in three races at the track; she is 0 for 4 elsewhere for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. The 3-year-old filly has earnings of $86,530.

Joe Talamo rode three winners on the card.

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