Meet leading rider Martin Pedroza guided Willa B Awesome to a 2-3/4 length victory over favorite Heleonor Rugby in the featured Barretts Debutante at Fairplex Saturday. Raesunbridledfaith finished third.
Willa B Awesome, a California-bred daughter of Awesome Gambler, is trained by Walther Solis. The Debutante was her second win in six career starts. She covered the six and one-half furlongs on a fast track in 1:19.16 and returned $11.20, $3.80, and $2.60.
The “Barretts Weekend of Stars” continues today at the Los Angeles County Fair track with the $100,000 Juvenile for colts and geldings. First post is 1:00 p.m., and the Juvenile is the 10th race with a post time of 4:45 p.m.