Shoot The Moon Takes CD Distaff Turf Mile

Race #5 16:10 CD Distaff Turf Mile – Grade II
1 Mile Turf Stake Purse $300.000 Filly & Mare 4 Year Olds And Up

Shoot The Moon ran on down the home stretch taking up the lead in the final furlong going on to win The CD Distaff Turf Mile by a length from Street Baby with All Eyes Ahead a quarter of a length further back in third.

CD Distaff Turf Mile – Grade II

5/6/2017 12:30 5/2/2017 3:00 CD Race #7 1m Turf Graded Stake

 

Purse $300.000  For Fillies And Mares Four Years Old And Upward.

Shoot The Moon stalked the leaders and then made steady headway from half distance to take up the lead in the final furlong going on to win by a length from Street Baby with All Eyes Ahead a quarter of a length further back in third. The winner is owned by TwinTowersRacing.

Time: :251  :501  1:141  1:374
Race returns.
$2 Mutuel Prices:

2 – Shoot The Moon 12.30 7.60 2.90
3 – Street Baby 11.30 18.40
1 – All Eyes Ahead 3.30

$1 Exacta: 2 – 3 Paid 102.80
$1 Trifecta: 2 – 3 – 1 Paid 535.20

How they ran.

Shoot The Moon started in third dropping back into fifth before making steady headway to take up the lead in the final furlong going on to win by a length.

Street Baby raced in mid pack then ran on down the home stretch to finish second.

All Eyes Ahead started in second and eased back to race near the rear of the field eight lengths off the pace then ran on strongly getting up to finish third beaten by two lengths.

Christine led the field from the off and eased back into mid pack and then ran on down the home stretch to finish fourth.

You Gotta Believe started in fifth and made rapid headway to take up a five length lead before weakening down the home stretch dropping back to finish fifth.

Spanish Fly always near or at the back of the field the ran on passing the beaten Fusion Call to finish sixth.

Fusion Call started in sixth and improved position to race in second then stayed on at one pace being passed dropping back to finish last of the seven runners

Beaten by seven lengths.

Congratulations to TwinTowersRacing.

The Englishman.

 



Categories: Grade II, STAKES ARTICLES

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