Acquisitive wins his third race in a row by taking The Amsterdam, running on strongly down the home stretch to take up the lead in the final furlong, going on to win by a neck.
The Amsterdam – Grade II
7/29/2017. 14:20. SAR. Six and half Furlongs Dirt.
Purse $200.000 For Three Year Olds.
Acquisitive stalked the leaders, four lengths off the pace then ran on strongly down the home stretch, taking up the lead in the final furlong to win by a neck from True Code with Red Matic a head further back in third.
Time: :231 :454 1:091 1:152
$2 Mutuel Prices:
|5 – Acquisitive||6.60||4.10||3.50|
|1 – True Code||14.50||11.50|
|2 – Red Matic||27.70|
$1 Exacta: 5 – 1 Paid 82.70
$1 Trifecta: 5 – 1 – 2 Paid 901.80
Winner. Acquisitive. Sired by Stars Collide.
Owner Mb Stables. Jockey: Velazquez J R
Started in third dropping back to race in fourth, four lengths off the pace, then ran on strongly down the home stretch, taking up the lead in the final furlong to win by a neck
2nd. True Code
Owner D J C Racing Stables. Jockey: Moran D
Led from the off, going four lengths clear of the field, challenged and passed in the final furlong dropping back to finish second.
3rd. Red Matic
Owner Witeout Stables. Jockey: Albarado R J
Started and raced in second, four lengths off the pace, then ran on down the home stretch, being passed by the winner to finish third, beaten by a quarter of a length.
4th.Out On A Limb
Owner Smokey Stover. Jockey: Ortiz I Jr
Started in fourth, then improved position to race in third, passed in the home stretch dropping back to finish fourth, beaten by a length.
5th. No Explanation
Owner Mb Stables. Jockey: Bejarano R
Started in fifth, racing six lengths off the pace, then ran on down the home stretch to be closing at the finish and not making up any positions to finish fifth, beaten by a length.
6th. Roman Rage
Owner RNP Stables. Jockey: Alvarado J
Always at the rear of the field, seven length behind after four furlong, ran on to still finish last of the six runners, beaten by two lengths.
Congratulation to Mb Stables.