Temple Of The Brave took up the lead after three furlongs, never headed after to win The Chicago Handicap by half a length from Stonecrest with Traffic Issues another half a length further back in third.
Race #5 14:05 Chicago Handicap – Grade III
7 Furlongs Dirt Stake Purse $100.00 Filly & Mare 3 Year Olds And Up.
Temple Of The Brave close up early, starting in second, improved to take the lead staying on well to win by half a length from Stonecrest with Traffic Issues another half a length further back in third.
Time: :23 :46 1:091 1:213
$2 Mutuel Prices:
|1 – Temple Of The Brave||7.10||4.20||3.30|
|4 – Stonecrest||10.40||6.50|
|6 – Traffic Issues||6.20|
$1 Exacta: 1 – 4 Paid 34.70
$1 Trifecta: 1 – 4 – 6 Paid 439.40
How they ran.
Temple Of The Brave Tracked leader in second, improved position to take the lead, stayed on to win by half a length.
Stonecrest Settled fourth, third by halfway, ridden and headway to second over two furlong out, kept on to be closing at the finish.
Traffic Issues Slowly into stride, raced near rear, made steady progress getting up to finish third.
Dashboard Rahy always close up, started in third and kept on at same pace to finish fourth.
Laffin Diplomat Slowly into stride, raced near the rear, headway to finish fifth.
Duggu Duggu Always in mid pack, finishing sixth, beaten by four lengths.
The Queens Say Led from the off, weakened badly dropping back to finish seventh.
Instinct Champion never in the race, starting in sixth, one pace dropping back to finish eighth.
Broomstix Slowly into stride, off the pace at the rear, never involved, beaten by eight lengths.
Congratulations to Crocker Ggs.