Silent Bird wins feature at Del Mar for fourth straight victory

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DEL MAR, Calif. — Silent Bird won the $59,000 feature by a half-length at Del Mar on Thursday for his fourth consecutive victory.

Ridden by Fernando Perez, Silent Bird ran seven furlongs in 1:22.68 and paid $5.20, $2.80 and $2.20 as the 8-5 second choice.

Prospect Park returned $3.60 and $3, while El Huerfano was another half-length back in third and paid $4 to show.

Conquest Cobra, the 8-5 favorite, finished fourth in the seven-horse field.

Trained by Mark Glatt, Silent Bird’s only loss came in his career debut a year ago at Los Alamitos. He is a son of 2009 Belmont Stakes winner Summer Bird.