Matson Racing's San Onofre held off Wild Dude in the stretch and won the $100,000 Los Angeles Stakes (gr. III) April 16, 2016 at Los Alamitos Race Course, giving jockey Edwin Maldonado a fourth successive win in the race.
Grandpa surfed San Onofre with Hobie Alter. Mom mastered sailing before she could drive. Dad fought bulls in Mexico but always called Laguna Beach home. I grew up on motorcycles, boats and horses. We're a California family.
San Onofre dispatched pacesetter and last year's winner Distinctiv Passion in early stretch and held Salutos Amigos at bay to win the $100,000 Midnight Lute (gr. III) for older sprinters Jan. 2, 2016 at Santa Anita Park.