Off the wire

Posted: January 12, 2014 at 3:16 a.m.

Midnight Hawk and jockey Mike Smith won the $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday. The Sham Stakes is an early prep race on the road to the Kentucky Derby. Midnight Hawk ran a mile in 1:36.48 and paid $2.80 and $2.10 as the 2-5 favorite.

HORSE RACING Hawk takes Sham Midnight Hawk battled Kristo around the track before taking the lead coming out of the stretch in a 1 3/4-length victory Saturday at Santa Anita in the $100,000 Sham Stakes, an early prep on the road to the Kentucky Derby.

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Sports, Pages 20 on 01/12/2014