07/06/2015 12:56PM

Matrooh to try stakes next


ELMONT, N.Y. – Overshadowed by the stakes action Saturday at Belmont was the terrific performance by Matrooh in a third-level allowance race featuring the return of the multiple stakes winner Samraat. Matrooh, trained by Chad Brown, dueled with Samraat through a half-mile in 46.12 seconds and three-quarters in 1:10.46 before putting him away and holding at bay Catholic Cowboy.