07/20/2013 5:02PM

Gulfstream: Backseat Memories, Grand Tito dead-heat for win in Showing Up

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Kenny Martin
Backseat Memories (6), with Fernando Jara aboard, and Grand Tito, ridden by Jilver Chamati, are inseparable at the wire of the Showing Up.

Backseat Memories, a six-time winner on turf this season, and last-out maiden winner Grand Tito hit the wire together in Saturday’s $75,000 Showing Up Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

The dead heat remained in doubt, however, until stewards disallowed a claim of foul lodged against Fernando Jara, rider of Backseat Memories, for interference.

Grand Tito ($13), with Jilver Chamati aboard, was overtaken by about a neck in deep stretch, but came again to get on even terms with Backseat Memories ($5) after 1 1/16 miles on turf in 1:46.76.

It was the third win on the eight-race card for Jara and the fourth win in the last five starts for Backseat Memories, a 3-year-old colt trained by Humberto Toledo for Elena Arocha.

Grand Tito, a 3-year-old son of Candy Ride, is now 2 for 4 for trainer Antonio Sano and owner Groupo 7C Racing Stable.

Sr. Quisqueyano tired badly despite setting modest early fractions and finished last as the 8-5 favorite.