A REAL FANCY PLACE
Quickly sprinted to a clear lead along the inside after breaking a step slowly, the CITY PLACE gelding made the pace into the stretch, then drew off while drifting out winning by 9L in the 5 ½ F race at Calder.
Taking control of a slim lead at the seven sixteenths pole, the WITH DISTINCTION filly, contested the edge through the turn, dueled clear into the lane and held well driving winning by 2 ¼ L at Charles Town.
Stalking the early speed from the inside, the WITH DISTINCTION gelding took over just off the rail on the second turn. Floating out some into the lane he steadily opened up and was kept to urging as he slowly drifted out deep stretch winning the MSW at Fairmount Park by 10 L.
Tracking the inside the CITY PLACE filly bid between rivals turning for home, grained the lead and prevailed in the 5 ½ f Starter Allowance on the turf at Atlantic City.
Showing speed along the inside the WITH DISITINCTION gelding then increased his margin to the wire winning by 2 ½ L in 7f race at Calder.
OFF THE JAK
Pressing the pace three wide the WITH DISITINCTION gelding responded willingly in the stretch and proved best in the 6f Allowance Optional Claiming race at Churchill Downs.
Ducking in at the start, the CITY PLACE filly was quickly straightened away, disputed the pace along the inside, dispatched every challenge and edged clear winning the 6f race at Churchill Downs.
Stalking the pace along the rail the WITH DISTINCTION filly, angled out mid turn moving into the upper stretch, bore down on a rival extending up at the wire and prevailed to win the 6f race at Mountaineer.
IT’S NOT NICE
Racing close up for a half, the BELGRAVIA filly bid into the stretch, shook clear in the furlong grounds then had enough left to prevail winning by 1 ¼ L at Tampa Bay Downs in the 6f race.
The WITH DISTINCTION colt was allowed to settle early, rallied four wide and surged clear in the deep stretch, winning the 4 ½ f race at Sunray Park.