Sir Mekki Takes Daytona Stakes

Daytona Stakes – Grade III

Purse $150.000  For Three Year Olds And Upward.

Sir Mekki ran on from four lengths off the pace to take up a quarter of a length lead and was then closed down the final furlong to win by a neck from the running on Cant Stop This with Dr Carson three quarters of a length further back in third.

Daytona Stakes – Grade III

5/27/2017 16:20 5/25/2017 3:00 SA Race #2 6 1/2f Turf Graded Stake

 

Purse $150.00  For Three Year Olds And Upward.

Sir Mekki stalked the leaders from the off four lengths off the pace then made good headway down the home stretch to win by a neck from Cant Stop This with Dr Carson three quarters of a length further back in third. The winner is owned by LionKing Stables.

Time: :22   :44   1:072  1:131

$2 Mutuel Prices:

6 – Sir Mekki 17.80 9.30 6.10
3 – Cant Stop This 9.90 6.40
2 – Dr Carson 5.10

$1 Exacta: 6 – 3 Paid 97.60
$1 Trifecta: 6 – 3 – 2 Paid 692.30

Sir Mekki This started in eighth four lengths off the pace then made good headway down the home stretch going a quarter of a length clear of the field and then closed down in the final furlong to win by a neck.

Cant Stop settled near the rear off the field five lengths off the pace then ran on strongly to be closing at the finish to finish second.

Dr Carson held up at the rear of the field then ran on strongly getting up to finish third.

The Crow mid pack early dropping back to race in eighth then ran on to finish fourth beaten by a length.

Rockford U started in fourth and improved into third before being passed in the final furlong dropping back to finish fifth.

Spring Stormtrooper led the field from the off dropping back through the field down the home stretch to finish sixth.

Justin Credible started in seventh and finished there.

Zulu Dancer started third then just went backwards to finish eighth beaten by two lengths.

Owen Wolff started in fifth stayed on at one pace being passed in the home stretch dropping back to finish ninth.

El Gran George started second and improved position to take up the lead and then just weakened down the home stretch dropping back through the field to finish last of the ten runners beaten by three lengths.

Congratulations to LionKing Stables.

The Englishman.



Categories: Grade III, STAKES ARTICLES

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