HY HAND POKER
Setting the pace under pressure while on the outside, the WITH DISTINCTION gelding moved clear coming to the five-sixteenths pole. Drew off into the upper stretch, remained clear into the final sixteenth and held steady winning the 6F Allowance race at Lone Star by 1 ½ L.
MS. BLOOMFIELD HIGH
Showing speed off the rail into the stretch the WITH DISINCTION filly then increased her margin to the wire under urging winning the 7F race by 3 ½ L at Calder.
Moving readily to the fore while angling inwards a bit the CITY PLACE filly, dictated the pace on a comfortable margin under light rating in the opening half. Forged clear racing into the upper stretch and was kept to pressure to maintain the advantage LA TIA won $100,000 1 1/16 Mile Lincoln Heritage Stakes at Arlington Park by 3 ½ L.
Breaking sharp, and setting a hot pace the CITY PLACE gelding then drew off after a half while being ridden out winning by 5 ½ L in the 6F race at Delaware Park.
Setting the pace along the rail the WITH DISTINCTION filly, responded when challenged through the stretch and was fully extended to prevail winning the 1m 70yd race at Calder.
Stalking the pace three wide, the WITH DISTINCTION colt moved up to engage the leaders with five-sixteenths to run, shook clear entering the stretch and widened winning the 6 ½ F race at Churchill Downs by 5 ¼ L.
BRICKS AND CLICKS
Vying on the outside, the BELGRAVIA filly took charge in the upper stretch and drew clear in hand winning the MSW at Monmouth Park by 2 L.
Breaking sharply and opening a daylight lead, the WITH DISTINCTION gelding set the balance of the pace while getting quick fractions and won under a hand ride while never challenged, winning by 4 ¼ L in the 6F race at Thistledown.
KINZ FUNKY MONKEY
Having a good early speed and setting a pressured pace, THE GREEN MONKEY filly then inched away into the turn, coming off the rail drifting out into the stretch, then kicked clear and held gamely winning the $70,000 Manhattan Beach Stakes at Hollywood Park.
Setting all of the pace with good early speed while off the rail, the CITY PLACE gelding responded when asked in the stretch winning the 6F race at Pimlico by 5 ¾ L.