10/26/2014 6:10PM

Campbell wins Fanfreluche, Labeeb stakes

Michael Burns
Green Doctor, ridden by Jesse Campbell, wins the Fanfreluche Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths Sunday.

ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Jockey Jesse Campbell swept both Sunday stakes at Woodbine, winning the $150,000 Fanfreluche on Green Doctor and the $113,200 Labeeb aboard River Seven.

Green Doctor ($6.80) put away another front-runner before holding off the favored Galina Point to notch her first stakes win by 1 1/4 lengths in the Fanfreluche, a six-furlong dash for Ontario-bred 2-year-old fillies.

Green Doctor, trained by John LeBlanc Jr., completed the distance in 1:10.07 and earned $90,000 for owner Paul Mouttet.

“I tried to get her back, but she wasn’t rank. She was very comfortable,” Campbell said. “So, I just decided to leave her where she was. I know the filly very well. The best thing about her is her mind. For a baby, she’s very mature, and she really listens to her rider.”

The Fanfreluche’s morning-line favorite, Pohdi Pohdi, who opened at 4-5, was a vet scratch upon arriving in the paddock after flipping outside of her barn.

River Seven ($5.60) captured the one-mile Labeeb for the second year in a row. After stalking the dueling front-runners Excaper and Best Bard, he hit the front at the eighth pole en route to a 1 1/4-length tally in 1:34.58 over the firm turf.

The favored Excaper held on for second, and Cummings Road checked in third in the seven-horse field of older runners.

River Seven collected $72,000 for Tucci Stable and trainer Nick Gonzalez, who gave the gelding a break after finishing fourth in the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile in September.

“We gave him six weeks to point to this race,” Gonazlez said. “He likes a little give in the ground, but he’s been doing good with the time in between races.”