winner of the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic
Kentucky Derby UndercardDateline: 05/06/00
The Derby wasn't the only stakes race on the card Saturday. There were five stakes races on the undercard which were all nice races with four of them being graded stakes. Here are the results and a photo of the winner.
Pgm Horse Jockey Win Place Show 14 Unbridled Time Day 7.20 4.00 3.20 1 Daring Pegasus St. Julien 3.80 3.00 3 Cyane's Thunder Chavez 8.40 Winning Time: 57.73 $2 Exacta 14-1 26.80 $2 Trifecta 14-1-3 587.00Results Chart
Unbridled Time lead pretty much the entire way drawing off to win by 2 3/4 lengths over favorite Daring Pegasus in this $100,000 race for 2 year olds at 5 furlongs.
Winnercomm Handicap G2
Pgm Horse Jockey Win Place Show 5 Straight Man Chavez 11.20 6.80 5.20 7 Mula Gula Smith 11.40 7.00 9 Patience Game Nakatani 5.00 Winning Time: 1:21.53 $2 Exacta 5-7 164.00 $2 Trifecta 5-7-9 843.20Results Chart
Straight Man went right to the front and gamely held on by a head over the late closing Mula Gula in the 7 furlong grade 2 Winnercomm Handicap to give owners Bob and Beverly Lewis their second straight stakes win of the day.
Churchill Downs Distaff Turf Mile Stakes G3
Pgm Horse Jockey Win Place Show 8 Don't Be Silly Chavez 60.80 16.20 6.40 7 Really Polish St. Julien 4.60 3.60 3 Pricearose Hebert 5.80 Winning Time: 1:34.78 $2 Exacta 8-7 331.20 $2 Trifecta 8-7-3 3,059.60Results Chart
Long shot Don't Be Silly stalked pacesetter Pricearose and took over in deep stretch to win the 1 mile turf stakes while Really Polish rallied for second.
Humana Distaff Handicap G2
Pgm Horse Jockey Win Place Show 1 Ruby Surprise Judice 35.20 8.60 4.60 4 Honest Lady Blanc 2.80 2.40 8 Cassidy Martinez 3.20 Winning Time: 1:21.25 $2 Exacta 1-4 77.00 $2 Trifecta 1-4-8 303.00Results Chart
Ruby Surprise lived up to her name by stalking the early pace then drawing off by 2 1/4 lengths at odds of 16.60-1. Heavy favorite Honest Lady trailed for half the race and rallied too late and could only finish second in the 7 furlong race.
Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes G1
Pgm Horse Jockey Win Place Show 6 Manndar Nakatani 12.20 6.00 3.80 7 Falcon Flight Blanc 5.00 3.40 2 Yagli Bailey 3.20 Winning Time: 1:47.91 $2 Exacta 6-7 51.80 $2 Trifecta 6-7-2 206.20Results Chart
Manndar stalked the pace then took over in the stretch then held off the late charges of Falcon Flight and Yagli to win the 9 furlong turf stakes. The favorite was Godolphin Racing's Rhythm Band but he finished a non-threatening fourth.
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