Lea wins GI Donn Hcp in record time – Results and Replay

Lea - getting way from Will Take Charge to win today's GI Don Hcp at Gulfstream Park!
Lea – getting way from Will Take Charge to win today’s GI Donn Hcp at Gulfstream Park!

Lea , the winner of the GIII Hal’s Hope Stakes here last out, showed that win was no fluke, as he rolled off the far turn to grab a lead he’d never surrender, while holding off 3yo male HOY Will Take Charge , in the process to win today’s, $500,000, GI Donn Hcp., for 4yo’s and up, at 1 1/8 mile over the Gulfstream Park main course setting a track record of 1:46.86 for the distance, winning by 1 1/2 length!

Full Results,

Will Take Charge, came 2nd, by that 1 1/2 length was grinding up late, 3rd went to long shot Viramundo , way back another 9 1/4 lengths with Bourbon Courage , filling out today’s super back 1 1/4 length even further back!

Payouts and Winning Time

Age Restriction: Four Year Old and Upward
  Purse: $500,000
  Distance: One And One Eighth Miles On The Dirt
  Track Condition: Fast
  Winning Time:  1:46.86
Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
8. Lea Joel Rosario 13.00 4.60 4.00
2. Will Take Charge Luis Saez   3.40 2.80
7. Viramundo Paco Lopez     11.80
Also ran were: 9.  – Bourbon Courage ,  1.  – Uncaptured ,  4.  – Neck ‘n Neck ,  3.  – Revolutionary , 11.  – Joshua’s Comprise , 10.  – Macho Bull ,  5.  – River Seven ,  6.  – Romansh

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