Starspangled Heat wins Santa Anita feature

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ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Starspangled Heat rallied from last in the field of seven to beat Circa'sgoldengear by a head and win the $58,700 Silence Is Golden Purse for California-breds at Santa Anita on Friday.

Ridden by Corey Nakatani, Starspangled Heat ran 6 1-2 furlongs on the hillside turf course in 1:13.47 and paid $5.40, $3.20 and $2.40 as the 17-10 favorite. Circa'sgoldengear returned $5.80 and $3.60, while Star Nicholas was another nose back in third and paid $3.40 to show. Earnedenevergiven was a neck back in fourth in the driving four-horse finish.

The victory, worth $34,800, increased Starspangled Heat's career earnings to $128,010, with two wins in 13 starts.

Trainer Doug O'Neill saddled three winners on the card.