9-1 Absinthe Minded set the early pace of 23.64, 47.51, and 1:11.58 over the fast track while Shotgun Gulch stalked her 1 1/2 lengths behind. Entering the stretch, Havre de Grace, who sat 4th for the first 5/8 mile, came out 3 wide and swept by the tiring pacesetters to take the lead, opening up a 2 1/2 length advantage at the 1/8 pole. Blind Luck, last for the first 3/4 mile, but in her usual late run but was no match for Havre de Grace who cruised under the line 3 1/4 lengths clear in a stakes-record-equaling time of 1:42.02. It was another 1 3/4 lengths back to Absinthe Minded third.
Results Chart from Daily Racing Form