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August 22, 2015
Beholder made Del Mar history on Saturday with an emphatic win in Saturday’s $1 million Pacific Classic, becoming the first female to win the track’s signature race.
Closing from last in a field of eight, Big John B rallied four-wide entering the stretch and caught leader Ashleyluvssugar in the final strides to win the Grade 2 Del Mar Handicap at 1 3/8 miles on turf for the second consecutive year.
Page McKenney, racing on turf for the first time in 11 months, withstood bids from a pair of longshots to win Saturday night’s $75,000 Robellino Stakes for Pennsylvania-breds at Penn National.
Finally, in his last start of the summer, there was a stakes win awaiting Appealing Tale in Saturday’s $245,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes at Del Mar.
In his younger days, trainer Tony Dutrow wouldn’t have run Embellish the Lace in the Grade 1 Alabama coming off such a dreadful performance in the filly’s previous start.
Ben’s Cat won the Mister Diz for the sixth straight year at Laurel Park on Saturday. The Mister Diz was one of four $60,000 stakes on the card for Maryland-bred or Maryland-sired runners.
Delightful Joy finished with a sharp late run to win the Grade 3 Monmouth Oaks on Sunday, defeating the 5-2 favorite Eskenformoney by 1 3/4 lengths.
Shogood got keyed up before the Arlington-Washington Futurity, didn’t come back to jockey Chris Emigh as quickly as the rider would have liked after making the lead – and still won the Grade 3, $100,000 race by 2 1/2 lengths.
Don’t Leave Me left them in her wake Saturday at Woodbine in the $159,700 Ontario Colleen, winning the Grade 3 stakes decisively under Eurico Da Silva.
Shore Runner kept his winning streak alive but not without giving his connections and backers some anxious moments before running down Summation Time to register a half-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Troy Stakes at Saratoga.