Wicked Strong comes on strong to win GI Twinspires.com Wood Memorial Stakes – Results and Replay

Wicked Strong - pulls off wicked upset in today's GI Wood Memorial Stakes at Aqueduct
Wicked Strong – pulling off a wicked upset in today’s GI Wood Memorial Stakes at Aqueduct

In a race heavily front loaded with early speed Wicked Strong, has it at the end when it counted most scoring a big upset 3 1/2 lengths victory in the $1,000,000, GI Twinspires.com Wood Memorial Stakes, at 1 1/8 mile, for 3yo’s over a fast Aqueduct main.

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Back those 3 1/2 lengths was a very tired Samraat, 3rd went to  Social Inclusion,  back just a nose more with early front runner Schivarelli, holding on for the super spot back another 1 1/2 length further!

Payouts and Winning Time

Age Restriction: Three Year Old
  Purse: $1,000,000
  Distance: One And One Eighth Miles On The Dirt
  Track Condition: Fast
  Winning Time: 1:49.31
Pgm Horse Jockey Win Place Show
2. Wicked Strong  Rajiv Maragh 20.40 7.60 4.20
8. Samraat Jose L. Ortiz   4.90 3.00
11. Social Inclusion Luis Contreras     2.70
Also ran were: 7. – Schivarelli , 10. – Uncle Sigh , 3. – Noble Moon , 6. – Kristo , 9. – Effinex , 4. – Harpoon , 5. – Los Borrachos
Scratched horses: Kid Cruz  (Trainer)

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