McCraken rallies up 4 wide to win GIII Sam F Davis Stakes with ease – Results and Replay

LOUISVILLE, KY -NOV 26: McCraken (jockey Brian J. Hernandez Jr.) wins the 90th running of the G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky. Owner Whitham Thoroughbreds LLC (Janis R. Whitham), trainer Ian R. Wilkes. By Ghostzapper x Ivory Empress, by Seeking the Gold. (Photo by Mary M. Meek/Eclipse Sportswire/Getty Images)
McCrakenscores another solid Graded Stakes win in today’s GIII Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs

Last year’s GII KJCG winner McCraken shook off some early winter rust to rally up 4-wide after coming off the rail on the far turn to then set sail for the line and a decisive win in today’s GIII Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.

2nd went to the Pletcher trained Tapwrit, as modest longshot State of Honor, took 3rd with Wild Shot, filling out today’s super ticket!

(Results and Payouts)

Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:42.45
Pgm # Horse Jockey Win Place Show
McCraken Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr. 5.00 3.60 2.80
Tapwrit Jose L. Ortiz   8.20 5.20
State of Honor Julien R. Leparoux     6.20
Also ran were:
6 – Wild Shot , 3 – Fact Finding , 9 – No Dozing , 5 – Six Gun Salute , 4 – Chance of Luck , 2 – King and His Court