Big Cap field lacks star power

February 27, 2002
By Steve Anderson
ARCADIA, Calif. - The lineup for Saturday's $1 million Santa Anita Handicap changed dramatically over the weekend when Mizzen Mast, the winner of the Malibu and Strub stakes, was withdrawn because of injury.

The absence of Mizzen Mast may make the Big Cap a more intriguing betting race, but there is a lack of depth among the remaining 11 probable starters. When weight assignments were announced on Sunday, Mizzen Mast and Lido Palace, who is out until summer, were given top weight of 120 ...

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