Third Straight Win in Race for Eclipse Award Winner Irad Ortiz Jr.
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Three Diamonds Farm’s Atone, given a ground-saving trip by jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., found room at the top of the stretch and powered through the lane to reel in Ivar in the final sixteenth of a mile and win Saturday’s $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1) presented by Qatar Racing at Gulfstream Park.
5-year-old mare holds off Shantisara for 1 ½-length victory in G3 event
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Queen Goddess had never shown much of an affinity for racing outside of California, where she has never once finished worse than third.
But the 5-year-old mare put her East Coast issues to rest Saturday with a 1 ½-length victory in the $500,000 TAA Pegasus World Cup Filly & Mare Invitational (G3) presented by Pepsi at Gulfstream Park.
Red Knight Leads Top Three Finish for Trainer in 1 ½-Mile Turf Event
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Trainer Mike Maker managed to top his previous four victories in the $150,000 William L. McKnight (G3) presented by Davidoff Cigars Saturday by saddling the top three finishers in Saturday’s 1 ½-mile turf stakes at Gulfstream Park.