Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Honor A. P. won the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby by 2 3/4 lengths to move into the Kentucky Derby picture. Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Honor A. P. ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.97 and paid $6.40, $2.60 and $2.20. Authentic returned $2.20 and $2.10, while Rushie was another 1 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $3.40 to show. Honor A. P. earned 100 qualifying points for the Kentucky Derby, which has been rescheduled to Sept. 5 because of the coronavirus pandemic.