Irish-bred Rangoon Ruby stormed from last place to win the $81,800 Blue Delight Handicap on the turf Saturday at Hollywood Park.
Ridden by Eddie Delahoussaye and carrying 116 pounds, Rangoon Ruby finished 1 1/2 lengths in front of Sari's Heroine in the six-furlong test for fillies and mares.
Rangoon Ruby, who trailed the five others in the field until entering the turn for home, was clocked in 1:09 1/5 while winning for the second consecutive time.
Sent off as the third choice in the wagering by the Hollywood Park crowd of 23,754, Rangoon Ruby paid $9, $6 and $2.80. Sari's Heroine, ridden by Pat Valenzuela, returned $9.40 and $3.20. Tax Dodge, ridden by Gary Stevens, paid $2.40 to show.