DEL MAR, Calif. — Annals of Time darted through a narrow opening in mid-stretch and overhauled stablemate Beach Patrol nearing the wire to win the $300,000 Hollywood Derby for 3-year-olds by 1 1/2 lengths at Del Mar on Saturday.
Ridden by Javier Castellano, Annals of Time ran 1 1/8 miles on turf in 1:47.73 and paid $13.80, $7 and $4.60.
Beach Patrol returned $5.20 and $4 as the 7-2 second choice. Frank Conversation was another half-length back in third and paid $10.60 to show.
New York-based Chad Brown finished 1-2 in the Grade 1 race. His other entrant, 7-2 favorite Camelot Kitten, was seventh.
Annals of Time had just one win in three career starts before traveling to the West Coast for his first start outside New York.
The victory was worth $180,000.
In the $200,000 Bayakoa Handicap for older fillies and mares, 1-2 favorite Vale Dori won by three lengths.
Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Vale Dori ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.79 and paid $3, $2.40 and $2.10. The 4-year-old filly is trained by Bob Baffert.
Wild At Heart returned $4 and $3.40, while Moyo Honey was another three-quarters of a length back in third and paid $10 to show in the Grade 2 race.
The victory, worth $120,000, increased Vale Dori’s career earnings to $454,943, with five wins in 10 starts.