Samraat stays undefeated with GIII Gotham Stakes win, Uncle Sigh 2nd again – Results and Replay

Samraat, Uncle Sigh, and In Trouble, battled all the way down the Aqueduct stretch in a true 3-horse grudge match coming 1-2-3, in that order, with maybe a 1/2 length separating the trio at the line in today’s $500,000, GIII Gotham Stakes, for 3yo’s, at 1 1/16 mile, over a fast aqueduct inner track!

Financial Mogul, filled in today’s super back 5 1/4 lengths more!

Full Results,

Samraat, earned 50 derby points from this race and along with his 10 derby points win in the GIII Withers Stakes last out now has a season leading 60 derby points and a sure-fire gate in Kentucky Derby 140 on May 4th without racing another step until then!

Payouts and Winning Time

Age Restriction: Three Year Old
  Purse: $500,000
  Distance: One And One Sixteenth Miles On The Inner track
  Track Condition: Fast
  Winning Time:  1:44.44
Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
1A. Samraat Jose L. Ortiz 6.40 3.90 2.40
4. Uncle Sigh Corey S. Nakatani   4.20 3.00
2. In Trouble Joseph Rocco, Jr.     3.70
Also ran were: 3.  – Financial Mogul , 10.  – Harpoon ,  9.  – Master Lightning ,  6.  – Deceived ,  8.  – Extrasexyhippzster ,  1.  – Noble Cornerstone
Scratched horses: Monopolize (Trainer) , Classic Giacnroll (Trainer)

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