Xtra Luck, ceded the first mile pace to Majestic Harbor, sitting 2nd but within easy reach of the lead, then grabbed that lead going into the far turn and then pulling away for the 1 1/2 length win in today’s $100,000, GIII Louisville Handicap, For 4yo and up turfers, at 1 1/2 mile over a firm Churchill Downs turf course!
For Greater Glory, came on for 2nd but could not make up any ground on the leader in the stretch run, 3rd went to 2013 Kentucky Derby runner up Golden Soul, with race favorite Patrioticandproud, filling out the super payout!
Track Condition: Firm
Winning Time: 2:28.24
|Xtra Luck||Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.||11.60||5.80||4.00|
|For Greater Glory||Joseph Rocco, Jr.||13.00||7.40|
|Golden Soul||Robby Albarado||4.60|
9 – Patrioticandproud , 3 – Calvados (ARG) , 4 – Layton Register , 2 – Cozy Kitten , 1 – Royal Blessing , 5 – Majestic Harbor