02/17/2017 9:17AM

113-1 longshot comes in at Oaklawn


Geris Hand paid an Oaklawn Park meet-high $228 to win on Thursday when she won the ninth and final race on the card. She was dismissed at 113-1 in the maiden claiming race for fillies and mares bred in Arkansas.

Geris Hand rallied for a 1 1/4-length win, covering six furlongs in 1:13.74. She was making her second start since September. Geris Hand was sixth, beaten 13 lengths, in her first start of the year Jan. 27 at Oaklawn. The start came in a $10,000 maiden claiming race. She ran for a $12,500 tag Thursday.

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Eduardo Gallardo was aboard Geris Hand in what was the rider’s third mount at the meet. Gallardo previously had been riding at Hawthorne.

Don Caudill trains Geris Hand for Hugo Torres​.