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Flor de la Mar dominates on debut at Santa Anita

Three-year-old filly Flor de la Mar (Bob Baffert/Joel Rosario) lived up to the hype in her debut in a maiden race at Santa Anita, USA, on Sunday, January 21.

Flor de la Mar broke sharply and was on the pace while three-wide around the turn before pulling away under jockey Joel Rosario to win easily by five lengths in a final time of 1:17.45.

Off at 1-5 odds, she had been much hyped leading up to her debut, and she certainly didn't disappoint.  She was named a 'TDN Rising Star' for her performance.

Trained by Bob Baffert, Flor de la Mar is by Tiznow out of G3 winner Sacristy (Pulpit).