In the California Cup Oaks Purse $200,000 going one mile on the turf course is Bella Luma and Ms Wakaya.
Ms Wakaya is by Flower Alley, out of the Successful Appeal mare Ms Vanenzza, was bred by owner Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and is trained by Steven Miyadi. She has one win in five starts, earnings of $87,460 and is coming off a fourth in the Dec. 17 Soviet Problem.
Bella Luma is by Ministers Wild Cat, out of the Bold Badgett mare Bold Roberta, was bred by Thomas Bachman, is owned by Bachman or Brown and is trained by Ed Moger, Jr. She has one win in five starts, earnings of $39,730 and is coming off a third in the Dec. 17 Soviet Problem.
Mr. Hinx tries the $250,000 California Cup Derby going a mile and one sixteenth.
Mr. Hinx is by Ministers Wild Cat, out of the Put It Back mare Kitten Exchange, was bred by owner Gary Barber and trained by Steven Miyadi. He won his lone start Jan 8 with earnings of $32,400.
Enola Gray is in the Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf Sprint Stakes with a purse of $150,000, going about six and a half furlongs on the hillside course.
Enola Gray, the leading earner in the field, returns to state-bred company in Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf Sprint for Golden State Series eligibles at Santa Anita. Enola Gray is by Grazen, out of the More Than Ready mare Unsung Heroine, was bred by owner Nick Alexander and is trained by Phil D’Amato. She has four wins in seven starts, earnings of $359,100 and is coming off a third in the Dec. 26 La Brea. She won the California Distaff on this course Oct. 15 over Desert Steel.