Close Hatches was a monster in the mud in GI Personal Ensign Stakes – Results and Replay

CloseHatches - taking her second straight GI title in today's GI Cotillion Stakes at Parx today
Close Hatches – takes her 4 consecutive GI today in the GI Personal Ensign Stakes over a muddy Saratoga main!

Close Hatches, quickly grabbed the lead on the clubhouse turn and then rolled off some early blistering factions of :23 flat and :46.3 in the first 2 panels to go on to a very muddy, but multiple 5 lengths win in today’s $500,000, GI Personal Ensign Stakes, for 3yo and up F/M’s, going 1 1/8 mile over a very muddy Saratoga main track.

Full Race Chart,

2nd – to Fiftyshadesofhay, who did try to stay in range late, but couldn’t, did helped fill out a nice exacta for you!

3rd – to Stanwyck, who was mildly closing late

4th – to Antipathy, who was on the extreme early engine here today but settling for the super filled spot!

Payouts and Winning Time

Winning Time: 1:50.62

Pgm Horse Jockey Win Place Show
Close Hatches Joel Rosario 5.90 3.30 2.70
Fiftyshadesofhay John R. Velazquez   11.00 5.60
Stanwyck Rajiv Maragh     4.00
Also ran:
1 – Antipathy , 7 – Princess of Sylmar , 5 – Belle Gallantey , 3 – Majestic River


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