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Aug. 5 (UPI) — McKinzie was a assertive champ in the Whitney, Mr. Money got the money in West Virgina and Leinster connected his accelerated acceleration in the ranks of accommodation sprinters — aloof the account in a big summer weekend of Thoroughbred racing.
Along the way, trainer Brad Cox had graded stakes winners at both Saratoga and Del Mar Saturday and added addition stakes account in West Virginia. He additionally had a stakes champ on the accommodation Sunday at Ellis Park.
Around the world, about the alarm — here’s all the action:
Everything formed out altogether for McKinzie in Saturday’s $1 million, Grade I Whitney at Saratota. Two-time Dubai Apple Cup champ Thunder Snow was aching hours afore the chase with a fever, eliminating one of the tougher opponents. Afresh jockey Mike Smith gave McKinzie the absolute ride, accession him additional abaft the aboriginal speed. Aback the time came, the 4-year-old Street Sense filly had the bare kick, demography the advance and canoeing to a 1 3/4-lengths win.
Yoshida came active a bit too late, finishing additional afterwards abaft the field. It was addition 4 3/4 lengths aback to Vino Rosso in third as McKinzie accomplished the 1 1/8 afar on a fast clue in 1:47.10.
McKinzie now has seven wins and four abnormal from 12 starts. The sole blemish on his resume is a 12th-place accomplishment in aftermost fall’s Breeders’ Cup Classic. The Whitney victory, his fourth Grade I, gives the filly a “Win and You’re In” attempt at accretion aback the Breeders’ Cup Apple Championships acknowledgment to Santa Anita this abatement and trainer Bob Baffert and the Watson-Pegram-Weitman buying aggregation are acquisitive to account themselves of that opportunity.
“I don’t apperceive area we’ll go from here,” said Baffert, who won the Whitney for the aboriginal time. “I’d like to run him one added time afore the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Originally, my plan was to run him in the Met Mile and accumulate him in California. I said I charge to get a adult win in him and the Whitney — it doesn’t get sexier than that.”
Yoshida, a 5-year-old son of Heart’s Cry, has not won aback aftermost year’s Woodward although he was a close-up fourth in aftermost year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic. Saturday’s run ability accord him a new charter on life. “We were admiring abundant to apparently go on to the abutting one, maybe the Woodward,” trainer Bill Mott said. We’ll see.
Down in West Virginia, odds-on admired Mr. Money got the money in Saturday’s $500,000 Grade III West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer. The Goldencents colt, with Gabriel Saez in for the ride, tracked the aboriginal clip and afresh asserted himself about the final turn, cartoon off to win by 6 lengths. Chess Chief belted the aboriginal leader, UAE Derby champ Plus Que Parfait, for second. Mr. Money accomplished 1 1/8 afar in 1:50.28. It was his fourth beeline win, all Grade III events.
One chase beforehand on the Mountaineer card, Silver Dust bedeviled the advance backward in the $200,000 Grade III West Virginia Governor’s Stakes for 3-year-olds and up and belted above Mexican best Kukulkan by 1/2 length. Snapper Sinclair was addition 1/2 breadth aback in third. Silver Dust, a 5-year-old Tapit gelding, ran 1 1/16 afar in 1:43.85 with Jack Gilligan up.
Tom’s d’Etat tracked the clip in Friday’s $100,000 Alydar Stakes at Saratoga, surged to a aurora advance aboriginal in the amplitude run and captivated gamely to win by 1 breadth over Wooderson. It was 6 3/4 lengths aback to Golden Brown in third. Tom’s d’Etat, a 6-year-old son of Smart Strike, ran 9 furlongs on a fast clue in 1:45.45 with Joel Rosario riding. Absent from the winner’s amphitheater afterwards his aftermost three starts, Tom’s d’Etat was third in the Grade II Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs in his best contempo effort.
“It gives us a little aplomb cerebration about the Woodward, possibly,” said Tom’s d’Etat’s trainer, Al Stall Jr. “We’ll accumulate an eye on him and booty it minute to minute from here. He’s in acceptable anatomy and this is a aplomb architect for me and him.” The $750,000 Grade I Woodward is appointed for Aug. 31 and aftermost year’s Travers and Belmont Derby winner, Catholic Boy, is one of those still beneath application for that one.
Out west in New Mexico, Lookin At Lee rallied from aftermost of bristles to win Saturday’s $200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap by 1/2 length. Bokeelia Island was additional afterwards demography a abrupt backward advance and the odds-on favorite, Pendleton, acclimatized for third, addition 3 1/4 lengths back. Lookin At Lee, a 5-year-old son of Lookin At Lucky from Steve Asmussen’s extensive brigades, ran 9 furlongs on a muddy, closed clue in 1:51.76 with Alfredo Juarez Jr. at the controls.
If the name sounds familiar, it’s because Lookin At Lee was the 33-1 runner-up to Always Dreaming in the 2017 Kentucky Derby — the chrism in the Oreo cookie of a trifecta, additionally including Action of Midway, that alternate $16,594.40 for a $2 investment. Oh yeah, THAT Lookin At Lee.
A Thread of Dejected took the advance aboriginal in Sunday’s $1 actor Saratoga Derby Invitational and captivated it through the accomplished 1 3/16 miles, acceptable by 1 breadth over Digital Age. The Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish raider, Cape of Acceptable Hope, gave it a go in the amplitude afterwards backward able-bodied aback but acclimatized for third, addition 1 1/4 lengths back. A Thread of Blue, a Adamantine Spun colt, appear in 1:52.02 with Luis Saez benumbed for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin.
The top four from the $1 actor Belmont Derby — Henley’s Joy, Social Paranoia, Rock Emperor and Digital Age — accomplished fifth, fourth, sixth and additional in the additional leg of the new NYRA series. A Thread of Blue, meanwhile, won three in a row at Gulfstream Park this winter, accomplished additional in the Grade II American Accommodation at Churchill Downs on Derby Day and fourth in the Grade II Penn Mile afore this breakthrough.
He’s a actual accomplished horse and we anticipation he could get the distance,” McLaughlin said. “Now the abutting one (the $1 actor Jockey Club Derby Invitational Sept. 7 at Belmont Park), we ability accept to allocution about a mile and a half. But we got this one. We’re blessed with this.”
Kingly, authoritative his aboriginal alpha on the grass, led the way in Sunday’s $150,000 Grade II La Jolla Stakes for 3-year-olds at Del Mar, befuddled off one claiming from Neptune’s Storm, afresh had to accord with that one afresh in the final strides, acceptable by a neck. Jasikan accomplished third 3 3/4 lengths further up the blooming stretch. Kingly, a Tapit colt, gave trainer Bob Baffert a attenuate accommodation winner, finishing 1 1/16 afar on abutting activity in 1:39.95 with Mario Gutierrez in the irons.
“His above-mentioned contest accept been a little erratic,” Baffert abettor Jimmy Barnes said of Kingly. “We approved to awning him up, booty him aback and a few things. But at the end of the day, I anticipate it’s best to aloof let him run. He’s a Tapit and they’re all altered but I anticipate he wants to be chargeless on the lead. Aback he rebroke aback the added horse got close, I was actual blessed with him. Mario knew what to do, he had a plan and he accomplished it.”
Lucullan fabricated it 2-for-2 afterwards a 14-months absence with a pace-stalking achievement in Saturday’s $100,000 Fasig-Tipton Lure Stakes at Saratoga. With Luis Saez up, the 5-year-old son of Adamantine Spun rallied to the advance entering the stretch, austere the acreage and captivated on to bottle achievement by adenoids over Sacred Life, a French acceptation authoritative his aboriginal alpha for trainer Chad Brown. Ticonderoga was third. Lucullan, antagonism in Godolphin blue, completed 1 1/16 afar on abutting activity in 1:39.63, aloof 0.56 additional shy of the advance record.
“The owners are accommodating and gave us a continued time off with him,” said Lucullan’s trainer, Kiaran McLaughlin. “But he’s a admirable horse and trains abundant and does aggregate right. It’s accurate to see him in the winner’s amphitheater here.” He said he will attending about for the appropriate abode for Lucullan, adding, “and try to avoid Bricks and Mortar.”
Ellis Park on Sunday carded bristles $100,000 accommodation stakes, all arch anon to agnate contest on abutting month’s affluent Kentucky Downs card. Judging by the times, the Ellis accommodation was a basic springboard.
Factor This dueled bottomward the lane with Botswana afore capturing the $100,000 Kentucky Downs Preview Kentucky Accommodation Cup Stakes by a arch from the rival. My Boy Jack came active backward but got abandoned appearance money, addition arch back. Factor This, a 4-year-old filly by The Factor, accomplished 1 1/4 afar on abutting accommodation in course-record time of 1:59.12 beneath Florent Geroux, earning a atom in the big chase abutting ages at Kentucky Downs. Brad Cox accomplished addition winner.
Mr. Cub belted by pacesetting continued attempt Siem Riep in the final strides of Sunday’s $100,000 Kentucky Downs Preview Tourist Mile, acceptable by a neck. The favorite, Mr. Misunderstood, rallied from far aback to get third. Mr. Cub, a 5-year-old Artie Schiller gelding, got the 1 mile on abutting accommodation in 1:32.70, missing the advance almanac by 0.10 second, with Brian Hernandez Jr. up, earning a atom in the Tourist Mile at Kentucky Downs.
Totally Boss, the even-money favorite, came with a backward blitz to booty Sunday’s $100,000 Kentucky Downs Preview Accommodation Dart by 1/2 breadth from Jazzy Times. Fast Boat was third. Totally Boss, a 4-year-old Street Boss gelding, ran 5 1/2 furlongs in course-record time of 1:00.26 with Geroux riding.
Of the advance record, Geroux said: “We weren’t assured it but we knew the advance was appealing quick today and this is a actual nice horse.”
Filly & Adult Accommodation
Beau Recall came bottomward the amplitude beneath a abounding arch of beef in Saturday’s $200,000 Grade II Yellow Award Handicap at Del Mar and was up aloof in time to win by a adenoids over front-running continued attempt Storm the Hill. The odds-on favorite, Vasilika, ran analogously but acclimatized for third. Beau Recall, a 5-year-old, Irish-bred adult by Sir Prancealot, ran 1 1/16 afar over abutting accommodation in 1:41.23 with Drayden van Dyke benumbed for trainer Brad Cox.
Beau Recall won the Grade II Distaff Accommodation Mile at Churchill Downs in May and accomplished additional in the Grade I Aloof a Game at Belmont Park afore accepting the Yellow Award dejected ribbon. She was sixth in aftermost year’s active and had to survive an argument afore Saturday’s aftereffect was fabricated official.
“I was afraid at the accomplishment and afresh it got alike added nerve-wracking with the objection,” said Cox abettor Danny Balthazar.
Sunday at the Spa, Fools Gold adumbral the aboriginal clip in the $200,000 Grade III Fasig-Tipton Waya Stakes for fillies and mares, got by to a bright advance in the amplitude and captivated off Get Explicit backward for the 3/4-length win. The favorite, Santa Monica, was a abutting abaft Get Explicit in third. Fools Gold, a 4-year-old Medaglia d’Oro filly, ran 1 1/2 afar on abutting activity in 2:27.21 with Javier Castellano at the controls. It was her aboriginal stakes win and third of any kind.
“She absolutely ran great,” said Fools Gold’s trainer, Chad Brown. “She’s been an convalescent horse. I’m absolutely appreciative of the way she’s appear along. She’s progressed all analysis and now she’s a amateur in this division.”
Concrete Rose looked arch and amateur bigger than the four rivals lined up for Friday’s $750,000 Saratoga Oaks Invitational and looks were not deceiving. The Twirling Candy filly jumped bound to the advance and put the amount to blow early, cartoon off assuredly to win by 4 3/4 lengths. Irish face Happen rallied to accomplishment second, a adenoids in advanced of Kelsey’s Cross and addition arch to the acceptable of stablemate Coral Beach. Concrete Rose accomplished 1 3/16 afar on abutting accommodation in 1:55.34. Julien Leparoux rode for trainer Rusty Arnold.
Concrete Rose now has won six of seven starts, the abandoned accident advancing in the Breeders’ Cup Adolescent Fillies Accommodation aftermost abatement at Churchill Downs, area she ran eighth. She came to Saratoga on the aback of a achievement in the Grade I Belmont Oaks Invitational July 6, giving her two-thirds of the countdown NYRA Accommodation Tiara. The Accommodation Tiara will achieve on Saturday, September 7 at Belmont Park, with the $1 actor Jockey Club Oaks.
“It was a nice year for me to appear up with a nice horse,” Arnold said. “We’re excited. She’s so easy. I’m aloof on for the ride.” Arnold said he was “always intrigued” with the Grade I Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Keeneland, set this year for Oct. 6. However, it is activity to be boxy not to try to win these three contest the aboriginal year they accept it. To win all three, that would be abominable special, so there will be a lot of talking activity on.”
There were two filly-mare contest at Ellis Park Sunday, additionally alms access to agnate Kentucky Downs stakes.
Kallio came from mid-pack in the amplitude run to booty the $100,000 Kentucky Downs Preview Ladies Accommodation Stakes by a abutting from baton Classy Act with Smart Emma addition 1 3/4 lengths aback in third. Kallio, a 4-year-old Scat Daddy filly from the Dynaformer adult Smokey Diplomacy, ran 1 mile in 1:32.62, 0.02 additional off the advance record.
May Lily won a four-way action to the wire in the $100,000 Kentucky Downs Preview Ladies Sprint, acceptable by a arch over Surrender Now. Coexistence and Arabella Bella were addition brace of active aback in third and fourth. May Lily, a 5-year-old Broken Vow mare, ran 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:00.81, missing the almanac by 0.28 additional with Gabriel Saez in the irons.
Casa Creed absorbed up in a bound amplitude bound with Sombeyay in Friday’s $200,000 Grade II National Museum of Antagonism Hall of Fame Stakes for 3-year-olds, captivation a abbreviate advance through the final furlongs and acceptable by a head. Sombeyay captivated second, 1 3/4 lengths to the acceptable of Global Access. Casa Creed, a Jimmy Creed colt, appear in 1:33.72 with Junior Alvarado riding. That time absent the advance almanac by aloof 0.59 second. It was his aboriginal win aback the Kitten’s Joy at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 5.
“We’ve run him appealing hard,” said acceptable trainer Bill Mott, whose Royal Delta was inducted into the Hall of Fame beforehand Friday. “I don’t anticipate we’ll be active him aback at the meet. It’s apparently over for him for this meet. He has accustomed us a lot, so we’ll apparently accord him a abbreviate little break.”
Got Stormy stormed home in Saturday’s $100,000 Fasig-Tipton De La Rose Stakes at Saratoga, casual the arch leash and cartoon off to win by 4 lengths. Capla Temptress came from alike further aback to accomplishment second, binding addition abysmal closer, Stella di Camelot, by a adenoids for appearance money. Got Stormy, a 4-year-old filly by Get Stormy, ran 1 mile on abutting accommodation in 1:33.15, aloof 0.05 additional off the one-day-old advance record. She had been abandoned aback finishing additional in the Grade II Distaff Accommodation Mile on Derby Day in Louisville.
Got Stormy’s trainer, Mark Casse, said, “This anniversary here, I’ve had aggregate go wrong, so I was aloof watching. I’ve run some horses this anniversary I anticipation would run well, and they didn’t run any good, so I absent a little confidence. She fabricated it good.”
Filly & Adult Dart
Covfefe got the best of both Kentucky Oaks champ Serengeti Princess and Santa Anita Oaks champ Bellafina in Saturday’s $500,000 Grade I Longines Analysis Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Saratoga. Covfefe, a babe of Into Mischief, let Serengeti Princess carve out the aboriginal fractions, got to a attenuated advance a furlong from the band and captivated on to win by 1/2 length. Bellafina, abroad aftermost of seven, fabricated up a little arena backward but accomplished third, addition 8 3/4 lengths aback of Covfefe, who covered 7 furlongs on a fast clue in 1:21.26. Joel Rosario had the arise for trainer Brad Cox.
Covfefe won the Grade III Miss Preakness at Pimlico May 17 but afresh achromatic to get home third in the Roxelana at Churchill Downs June 22. Her abandoned antecedent accomplishment above 6 furlongs resulted in a crumbling fourth-place accomplishment in the Grade I Frizette at the Spa aftermost abatement so her chain at 7 panels provides encouragement.
“We had to get by a Kentucky Oaks winner,” said a celebrating Cox. “That’s a Grade 1 acceptable filly on the central and now we accept a Grade 1 winner. It was a big accomplishment and I’m cool appreciative of her.”
At Woodbine on Saturday, La Feve tracked the clip in the $120,000 (Canadian) Duchess Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, took the advance backward and ran on to win by 3/4 length. Intanga Rose was second, a abutting bigger than Wings of Dawn. La Feve, a French-bred filly by George Vancouver, ran 7 furlongs on the all-weather clue with Rafael Hernandez aboard for trainer Graham Motion. It was her aboriginal U.S. win in bristles starts although she has been aggressive in all.
It took Leinster 14 tries to acquisition the winner’s amphitheater but that aboriginal achievement afire a three-race acceptable streak, culminating in Saturday’s $200,000 Grade III Troy Stakes. The 4-year-old Majestic Warrior filly defeated some of the nation’s top accommodation sprinters into the bargain, ambulatory through the lane to win by 3/4 breadth from Disco Partner with the favorite, Pure Sensation, third. He accomplished 5 1/2 furlongs on abutting activity in course-record time of 1:00.23 beneath Tyler Gaffalione.
Not bad for a filly defeated in anniversary of his aboriginal 13 starts. The key, obviously, was activity abbreviate on the blooming course. His abandoned antecedent acquaintance on the grass was a afflicted and crumbling cruise at 7 1/2 furlongs at Gulfstream Park in January although, to be fair to his connections, three of his starts aftermost year were off-the-turf races.
“I assumption it took it a continued time for us to amount out what he capital to do,” said trainer Rusty Arnold. “But he ample it out. It’s acutely a fast advance and he seemed to like it. The plan is to go to Kentucky Downs. We were activity to go there anyhow (but) we capital to see how he fit afore he did it, and he fit appealing well.”
Amalfi Aurora bound dueled her capital battling into acquiescence in Saturday’s $200,000 Grade II Sorrento Stakes at Del Mar, afresh took abounding command and won off by 6 lengths as the odds-on favorite. Powerfulattraction and Shedaresthedevil abounding the trifecta while Comical, the aboriginal challenger, achromatic to accomplishment last. Amalfi Sunrise, a Constitution filly accomplished by Simon Callaghan, ran 6 furlongs on a fast clue in 1:10.96 with Norberto Arroyo Jr. in the irons. She bigger to 2-for-2.
“It absolutely was absorbing the way she drew abroad at the end,” Callaghan said. “She’s a artlessly fast filly and that’s the way she brand to run, up abreast the pace. She took a lot of calefaction and still was able to cull abroad which was actual professional.”
It’s account acquainted that Sorrento is on Italy’s Amalfi Coast, overlooking the Bay of Naples and Arise Vesuvius. From Sorrento, the Amalfi aurora would be almost in the administration of Pompeii.
On Sunday at Saratoga, Absolute Alibi outfinished the odds-on favorite, Frank’s Rockette, to win the $200,000 Grade II Adirondack by 1/2 length. Both came from able-bodied off the clip and the champ got the bigger cruise in the backward going. Absolute Alibi, a Sky Mesa filly, ran 6 1/2 furlongs on a fast clue in 1:18.39 with Irad Ortiz Jr. in the irons. She won at aboriginal allurement at Churchill Downs in May, afresh accomplished additional in the Astoria Stakes at Belmont Park afore the Spa effort.
Perfect Alibi’s trainer, Mark Casse, said you’d never apperceive by her abstracted assignment belief that the filly was account anything. “This is why you run them,” he said, “because if you watched her alternation the accomplished brace of weeks, you would anticipate she wouldn’t be any good.”
Lenzi’s Lucky Lady kicked abroad in the amplitude run of Saturday’s $100,000 Desert Vixen Analysis of the Florida Sire Stakes at Gulfstream Park and went on to win by 4 1/4 lengths. Sweetheart Accord was additional and, 7 lengths later, Two Sixty completed the trifecta. Lenzi’s Lucky Lady, a With Distinction filly, ran 6 furlongs on a sloppy, closed clue in 1:13.55 for jockey Jairo Rendon. She charcoal best afterwards three starts and is targeted for the butt of the series.
First U Make Aroux rated abaft the aboriginal acceleration in Saturday’s $50,000 Louisiana Cup Adolescent Fillies for state-breds at Louisiana Downs, went to the advance in the amplitude and formed bright for a 2 1/4-lengths victory. Sarah’s Passion led through the aboriginal furlongs and captivated additional as Aboriginal U Make Aroux, a babe of Due Date out of the Indian Charlie adult Chef Bertie, accomplished 6 furlongs in 1:12.40. Edgar Prado had the arise for trainer Justin Jeansonne.
Juvenile Fillies Accommodation
Trainer Wesley Ward approached the weekend’s adolescent stakes at Monmouth Park with runners who accomplished 15th and 20th in the Windsor Castle Stakes at Royal Ascot — and watched both of them win.
Karak, a Karakontie filly, got the best of her macho action in Saturday’s $75,000 Tyro Stakes at Monmouth Park. Karak, 15th in England, showed no ill furnishings of that experience, acute the clip beneath Nik Juarez afore cartoon off to win by 2 1/2 lengths. Now Is was second, 1 3/4 lengths to the acceptable of Shield of Faith. The 5 furlongs on abutting accommodation went in 57.08.
Foolish Humor, 20th in the Windsor Castle, was answer to achievement in Sunday’s $76,000 Colleen Stakes aback the aboriginal finisher, Miss J McKay, was set bottomward to third for amplitude interference. The awkwardness additionally answer Strongerthanuknow to second. Foolish Humor, a Distorted Humor filly and the odds-on favorite, led best of the way afore Miss J McKay drifted in, ambidextrous solid bumps to her two rivals. The 5 furlongs on the abutting accommodation advance went in 56.38 seconds.
Keep On Truckin kept on active through the amplitude drive in Saturday’s $125,000 (Canadian) Clarendon Stakes for Ontario-bred 2-year-olds at Woodbine and won off by 7 3/4 lengths as the odds-on favorite. With Emma-Jayne Wilson up, the Society’s Chairman gelding ran 5 1/2 furlongs on the all-weather clue in 1:03.07. Meyer, Gelato Amore and Forester’s Fortune completed the adjustment of finish. Accumulate On Truckin bigger to 2-for-2 for trainer Catherine Day Phillips. “This horse is a beast,” Wilson said. “He knows what he’s doing.”
Chance It, the abundant favorite, won Saturday’s $100,000 Dr. Fager Analysis of the Florida Sire Stakes by a adequate 3 1/4 lengths admitting abnormality a bit through the final furlong. Liam’s Lucky Charm was additional and it was addition 10 1/4 lengths to Absolute Grit in third. Chance It, a Currency Swap colt, adjourned 6 furlongs on a good, closed clue in 1:11.22 with Edgard Zayas in the irons. He now has won two aback finishing additional in his career debut.
Chance It, endemic by the Shooting Brilliant Syndicate, becoming the fastest Beyer Acceleration Amount (92) of any 2-year-old in the country at the time while breaking his beginning on June 29. “We accept had a little bit of interest, the buzz has been campanology a few times, but we’re a antagonism syndicate and we capital to do appropriate by all these people,” Shooting Brilliant administrator Mary Lightner said. “It’s adamantine to get a absolutely acceptable horse. So that’s the administration we absitively to go. To accumulate him and see what we can do in the Sire Stakes.”
Liberate was all abandoned through best of Saturday’s $75,000 Cleveland Kindergarten Stakes for Ohio-bred 2-year-olds at Thistledown, arch by as abundant as 13 lengths afore benumbed home aboriginal by 8 1/4. It’s Official was best of the rest, 2 breadth advanced of Dr. Zarnett. Liberate, a Gemologist gelding, was the odds-on admired and accomplished in 1:12.42 for jockey Alfredo Clemente. Liberate now is 3-for-3 with all the victories by huge margins.
Big Returns affiliated the win aback Square Accord was demoted from aboriginal to third in Friday’s $100,000 Graduation Stakes for California-bred 2-year-olds at Del Mar. Square Deal, afterwards ambulatory from abreast the aback of the field, drifted in during the amplitude run, bumping with Pas de Panique, afresh banishment that addition to booty up, accident momentum. Big Returns afresh belted Pas de Panique for additional afore both were answer due to the stewards’ ruling. Big Returns, the favorite, is a Mr. Big colt, now 2-for-2.
At Louisiana Downs, Scotty Boy kicked abroad to an 8 1/2-lengths achievement in Saturday’s $50,000 Louisiana Cup Adolescent for state-breds. The Fast Anna gelding ran 6 furlongs on a fast clue in 1:11.46 with Alexander Castillo up. He now is 2-for-3 with a fourth in the D.S. Shine Young Futurity at Evangeline Downs his abandoned loss.
Around the ovals:
Celtic Chaos and Build to Suit raced to the wire as a aggregation in Sunday’s $100,000 John Morrissey Stakes for New York-breds with Celtic Chaos accepting his adenoids bottomward first. The favorite, Gold for the King, was addition 1 breadth aback in third. Celtic Chaos, a 6-year-old absolute son of Dublin, ran 6 1/2 furlongs on a fast clue in 1:15.45 beneath Dylan Davis. He won this accident two years ago and was third in 2018.
Pink Lloyd ran his new acceptable band to four with a 4 1/4-lengths achievement in Sunday’s $100,000 (Canadian) Shepperton Stakes. The 7-year-old Old Forester gelding, with Eurico Da Silva riding, sat third abaft the acceleration in to the lane, afresh calmly drew off. Dixie’s Gamble outfinished the aboriginal leader, Spanish Express, for abode month. Pink Lloyd accomplished 6 1/2 furlongs on the all-weather clue in 1:15.40.
Pink Lloyd ran off 11 afterwards wins during 2017-18. “This is his 17th stakes win and his 20th win, said trainer Robert Tiller. “I don’t bethink accepting any horses abutting to acceptable 20 races. I’ve never had a horse win added than three or four or bristles stakes. I’ve been accomplishing this for 48 years and I’ve never apparent a horse at Woodbine run like him and you never will afresh in the dart races.
“I’ve absent words for answer what he is,” Tiller added.
Saturday’s affairs featured bristles stakes contest for Pennsylvania-breds, anniversary account $100,000.
Afleet Tizzy outfinished the favorite, Sweet Bye and Bye, to win the Dr. Teresa Garofalo Memorial for fillies and mares at 6 furlongs on the dirt. Imply belted abroad to a 2-lengths achievement over Pink Elephant in the Mrs. Penny Stakes for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 afar on the grass. Someday Jones bedeviled the amplitude run in the $100,000 Roanoke Stakes at 1 1/16 afar on the blooming course, acceptable by 6 1/4 lengths over 8-year-old Grasshoppin.
Midtowncharlybrown belted stablemate Midnightcharly by a abutting in the Banjo Picker Stakes at 6 furlongs on the capital course. And Hollywood Talent put a adenoids in advanced of Amblin Man in a action of continued shots in the Marshall Jenny Handicap, acceptable the 5-furlongs accommodation analysis by that margin.
A abounding slate of stakes, anniversary account $75,000, accurate Saturday’s Derby.
Caribou Club rallied to a late-running win in the House of Delegates Speakers Cup, acquisition Added Than Acceptable by 1 1/4 lengths afterwards 1 mile and 70 yards on the turf. Lift Up took the Senate President’s Cup for filly and adult turfers by 1 1/4 lengths over front-running Cool Beans.
The Secretary of State Stakes for fillies and mares at 6 furlongs on the clay went to Maybe Wicked, who drew off to win by 3 1/4 lengths, giving trainer Brad Cox a third stakes champ on the day at a third track. Always Sunshine took the 6-furlongs Senator Robert C. Byrd Memorial by 2 lengths from Fairweather Friend.
The absolute quick sprinters contested the 4 1/2-furlongs Legislature Chairman’s Cup with Zipp On By zipping out to win by 6 3/4 lengths in 51.50 seconds.
The favorites did acquainted in Saturday’s $50,000 Cool Derby Prelude, partly because one of them, Rotation, stumbled to his knees at the start. That larboard things accessible for Baton of Men to abutting stoutly through the amplitude run and account by 1 breadth over Trevilion. Paynt Action was third. Baton of Men, a War Advanced gelding, accomplished 1 1/16 afar on a fast clue in 1:45.96 with Hector Del-Cid up.
Laughingsaintssong said goodbye to six rivals in the amplitude run of the $50,000 Louisiana Cup Sprint, acceptable off by 5 1/2 lengths as the admired Monte Man, accomplished fourth with some cartage issues. Is Too set a pressured clip in the $50,000 Louisiana Cup Distaff, opened a aurora advance and captivated on to win by 1/2 breadth from Bermuda Star. Theoryintopractice was up in the final strides to bolt In the Navy and win the $50,000 Louisiana Cup Accommodation Classic. And Diamond Cutter accomplished the affairs with 3 1/2-lengths agitated win in the $50,000 Louisiana Cup Filly & Adult Sprint.
Birdacious came from next-last of 11 to win Sunday’s $75,000 Vivacious Handicap for Ohio-bred fillies and mares by 1 1/4 over Mayas Queen Neetee. Grizabella was aloof a arch further aback in third. Birdacious, a 4-year-old Birdrun filly, got 1 1/16 afar on abutting accommodation in 1:42.59 with Sonny Leon aboard.