Solitary Ranger in end to end John Battaglia Memorial Stakes romp – Results and Replay

SolitaryRanger - had it all hisown way in today's
SolitaryRanger – had it all his own way in today’s 100k John Battaglia Memorial Stakesat Turfway Park

Solitary Ranger, took’em gate to wire in a 4 3/4 lengths romp in the $100k John Battaglia Memorial Stakes, for 3yo’s, at 1 1/16 mile over the AWT surface at Turfway Park today!

Poker Player, who way out of it, poking along down the backstretch in last, roared to life on the far turn and passed everyone but Solitary Ranger, for 2nd! 3rd, went to Harry’s Holiday, who held up for the board hit after being the co-early speed was 5 lengths further back at the line!

Red River Rising, filled in today’s super was back 8 lengths more!

Full Results, and Race Replay

This was the final local prep race for the $500k GIII Vinery Spiral Stakes later this month here at Turfway Park where 50 Derby Points awaits that winner!

Payouts and Winning Time

Age Restriction: Three Year Old
  Purse: $100,000
  Distance: One And One Sixteenth Miles On The All Weather Track
  Track Condition: Fast
  Winning Time:  1:47.21
Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
2. Solitary Ranger Florent Geroux 21.60 8.40 6.60
1. Poker Player Channing Hill   3.40 2.80
11. Harry’s Holiday Rodney A. Prescott     4.40
Also ran were: 5.  – Red River Rising ,  6.  – Laddie Boy ,  3.  – Canzoni ,  9.  – Empower ,  8.  – General Jack , 10.  – Chester’s Park
Scratched horses: Kids Rule (Stewards) , Emmett Park (Stewards)

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