Easy Win for Better Be Grayteful

Better Be Grayteful ran on very strongly down the home stretch, taking up the lead and draw away for an easy success in The Shuvee Handicap by three lengths.

The Shuvee Handicap – Grade III

Purse $200.000  For Fillies And Mares Three Years Old And Upward.

Better Be Grayteful ran on from mid pack, taking up the lead in the final furlong, drawing away to win by three lengths from Conduit Boulevard with Chieri three quarters of a length back in third.

Track: Fast
Time: :473  1:111  1:353  1:48
$2 Mutuel Prices:

1 – Better Be Grayteful 5.70 3.40 2.90
4 – Conduit Boulevard 5.70 4.50
3 – Chieri 6.70

$1 Exacta: 1 – 4 Paid 14.00
$1 Trifecta: 1 – 4 – 3 Paid 1,377.10

 

Winner. Better Be Grayteful

Owner Team 7 Illusions. Jockey:  Maragh R

Started in third place, two lengths off the pace, ran on strongly darwing away from the field to win by three lengths.

2nd. Conduit Boulevard

Owner Mb Stables. Jockey: Carmouche K

Led the field from the off, going a length clear of the field, challenged and passed in the final furlong holding on to finish second.

3rd. Chieri

Owner D J C Racing Stables.Jockey:  Saez L

Started in second, eased back to race in third, two lengths off the pace, stayed on to finish third, beaten by four lengths.

4th. True Adversity

Owner Mb Stables.Jockey: Franco M

Never got into the race, always in the final two runners, finishing fourth, beaten by four lengths.

5th. Gran Poo Baa

Owner Canadian Racing. Jockey: Castellano J J

Never in the race, starting in last place, racing five lengths off the pace, did improve to race in fourth, passed in the final furlong to finish last of the five runners, beaten by five lengths.

Congratulations to Team 7 Illusions.

The Englishman.



Categories: Grade III, STAKES ARTICLES

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