01/16/2017 12:16PM

Coco as in Chanel has strong start to 4-year-old campaign


OLDSMAR, Fla. – Coco as in Chanel, the winner of the $100,000 Stormy Blues Stakes last June at Pimlico, turned in a strong 4-year-old debut Sunday at Tampa Bay Downs, winning a second-level, $21,250 allowance by three-quarters of a length over Sweet Nkosi. Coco as in Chanel ($5.80) finished the five-furlong race on firm turf in 56.63 seconds after carving out fast fractions of 21.35 and 44.77.