Hendrie Stakes Grade III
For Filly & Mare 4 Year Olds & Up
Going 6 ½ Furlongs on the Dirt Course
T S Devil towards the back of the pack to be fifth at the opening quarter which went in :23 1/5. He was about five lengths from the front, with plenty of room still to run. He rallied to be fourth, still five lengths behind at the half mile. The half mile went in :46 flat a :22 4/5 quarter. Into the far turn and on their way home she rallied to the lead with a half of a furlong to go, and would open her lead to a length for the win. She covered the distance in 1:15.76. He captured $90.000 in purse money for owner Triple K, and paid the fans $9.700 for win.
Smoocher looked good when she broke to be third by a length. She kept in tight quarters all the way around the track. In the final half of a furlong she rallied to finished second by a length for owner Mb Stables. She picked up $36.000 in earnings.
Zevia was away in good order to be fourth in the early going. She likes to be a bit closer to the pace, but still not out of it. As the field hit the far turn she got shuffled back to be fifth. She tried to rally back, but came up short to finish third by two lengths for owner Tirstar Stables. She picked up $18.000 for the run.
Natural Beauty-DH was the early pacesetter and opened up by a length for the first half mile. As she went into the far turn she started to tire, and would go on to finish fourth in a dead heat. She is owned by Ekli Stable. She won $3.000 for her run.
Mississippi Darkness-DH broke nicely to be in right behind Natural Beauty to be second by a length. Just as the field was getting ready to head home, she tired to go on to finish in a dead heat for fourth. She picked up $3.000 for owner Eastern Equine.
Hieratic showed absolutely nothing in this race to be sixth throughout. She finished sixth for owner Night Rider Stables.
Until next time this is Iwin signing off!
Categories: Grade III