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!
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|
|Distance: One And One Eighth Miles On The Dirt|
|Track Condition: Fast|
|Winning Time: 1:46.86|
|2.||Will Take Charge||Luis Saez||3.40||2.80|
|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|