05/03/2013 12:21PM

Kentucky Oaks 2013: Results, recaps

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Results and recap articles for the 2013 Kentucky Oaks card at Churchill Downs.

Kentucky Oaks

# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Princess of Sylmar M. Smith $79.60 $29.40 $14.00
Beholder G. Gomez   $9.00 $5.60
Unlimited Budget J. Castellano     $3.80
Scratched: Flashy Gray
Winning Trainer: T. Pletcher Owner: King of Prussia Stable
$2 Exacta (6-3) Paid $727.00
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Princess of Sylmar scores for Pletcher

Princess of Sylmar benefited from a swift pace, finishing full of run down the center of the course to wear down reigning juvenile filly champion Beholder to register a shocking half-length victory in Friday’s $1 million Kentucky Oaks. Recap »

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American Turf Stakes

# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Noble Tune J. Castellano $5.00 $3.40 $2.80
Admiral Kitten M. Smith   $6.20 $3.80
War Dancer A. Garcia     $3.20
Scratched: I'll Call, Redwood Kitten
Winning Trainer: C. Brown; Owner: Martin S. Schwartz and Dell Ridge Farm
$2 Exacta (4-9) Paid $30.20
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Noble Tune rides the hedge to win American Turf

Noble Tune lived up to his backing when prevailing as a 3-2 favorite Friday in the 22nd running of the Grade 2, $200,000-added American Turf on the Kentucky Oaks undercard at Churchill Downs. Recap »

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Alysheba Stakes

# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Take Charge Indy R. Napravnik $7.60 $4.40 $3.00
Hymn Book G. Gomez   $7.40 $4.20
Bourbon Courage J. Castellano     $3.00
Scratched: None
Winning Trainer: P. Byrne – Owner: Winstar Farm LLC
$2 Exacta (6-4) Paid $52.40
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Take Charge Indy romps in Alysheba

In his first victory since the 2012 Florida Derby, Take Charge Indy was an emphatic winner of the Grade 2, $300,000 Alysheba Stakes Friday at Churchill Downs. Recap »

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Eight Belles Stakes

# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
So Many Ways G. Gomez $17.40 $7.80 $5.80
Fusiachiswonderful J. Castellano   $6.00 $5.00
Irish Lute B. Hernandez     $12.40
Scratched: Spring Venture
Winning Trainer: T. Amoss – Owner: M. Moss
$2 Exacta (9-2) Paid $91.60
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So Many Ways returns to winner's circle in Eight Belles

So Many Ways rallied seven wide in the stretch under Garrett Gomez and outfinished Fusaichiswonderful by about a half-length to win Friday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Eight Belles Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs. Recap »

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Edgewood Stakes

# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Kitten's Dumplings J. Rosario $8.40 $5.40 $4.20
Praia A. Garcia   $36.00 $15.80
Broken Spell M. Mena     $9.20
Scratched: Emotional Kitten
Winning Trainer: M. Maker – Owner: K. and S. Ramsey
$2 Exacta (3-8) Paid $403.00
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Kitten's Dumplings Wins Edgewood In Hand

A very familiar theme was reprised Friday when Kitten’s Dumplings was an easy winner of an eventful renewal of the $172,500 Edgewood Stakes on the Kentucky Oaks undercard at Churchill Downs. Recap »

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La Troienne Stakes

# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Authenticity J. Velazquez $12.20 $4.80 $3.40
On Fire Baby J. Johnson   $4.80 $2.80
Believe You Can R. Napravnik     $2.20
Scratched: None
Winning Trainer: T. Pletcher – Owner: Padua Stables
$2 Exacta (2-5) Paid $57.00
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La Troienne duel goes to Authenticity by a head

Utilizing a draw toward the inside and troubled trip from favored Believe You Can, Authenticity took command early in Friday’s Grade 2, $300,000 La Troienne Stakes at Churchill Downs, and edged On Fire Baby by a head in a duel that lasted virtually from start to finish. Recap »

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