Nancy From Nairobi Wins Royal Heroine

Nancy from Nairobi

Hronis Racing’s Nancy From Nairobi, a British-bred daughter of Sixties Icon trained by John Sadler, charged from mid-pack to win the $200,000 Royal Heroine Stakes (gr. IIT) for older fillies and mares May 5 on Santa Anita Park’s opening day.

The 5-year-old mare got the mile in 1:37.12, topping Fauflier (IRE) by a half-length. Fanticola rallied for third and Havana Belle (IRE) finished fourth.