Tapwrit just right in GII Tampa Bay Derby win – Results and Replay


Tapwrit – a convincing winner of the 2017 GII Tampa Bay Derby by 4 1/2 lengths!

Tapwrit, did as he has done before here in the GIII Sam Davis as he sat back early on letting the early speed burners like State of Honor, lead the way early on but upon entering the far turn Tapwrit, started threading his way thru his tiring running mates then went around a tired front runner in State of Honor, to roll home to a convincing 4 1/2 lengths win in today’s GII Tampa Bay Derby .

State of Honor, did hold on for 2nd with Wild Shot, coming 3rd, as No Dozing filled out the super for this race


Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:42.36

Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
5
Tapwrit Jose L. Ortiz 4.20 3.20 2.80
8
State of Honor Julien R. Leparoux   7.00 4.60
9
Wild Shot Robby Albarado     4.00

Also ran were:
4 – No Dozing , 6 – Beasley , 3 – Basha , 1 – Tale of Silence , 7 – Sonic Mule , 10 – Zion Valley , 2 – The Money Monster

Mastery – Masterful in GII San Felipe Win – Results and Replay


Mastery – Winning the 2017 GII San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita, is now off the Derby Trail now with a leg fracture!

Bob Baffert knew just what was doing when he sent this prize 3yo pupil out to the front early as Mastery held that lead every inch of the way while turning away the speedy Iliad at the top of stretch to go onto a commanding 6 3/4 lengths win in a gearing down 1:42.28 winning time!

Iliad did finish 2nd as 80/1 shot Term of Art scored the 3rd spot with Gormley filling in the super spot!


Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:42.28

Pgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
4
Mastery
Mike E. Smith 3.60 2.40 2.10
6
Iliad
Flavien Prat   3.40 2.60
1
Term of Art
Tyler Baze     5.40

Also ran were:
5 – Gormley , 3 – Ann Arbor Eddie , 7 – Bluegrass Envy , 2 – Vending Machine


 

Gunnevera rolls to big win in GII Fountain of Youth Stakes – Results and Replay


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Gunnevera – winning the 2017 GII Fountain of Youth Stakes

Gunnevera, who was sitting dead last halfway down the back stretch did what any son good of Dialed In would do over this Gulfstream main track as he rallied up quickly 4 wide on the far turn to snag a lead near the top of stretch then rolled home to 5 3/4 lengths and widening win over Practical Joke and the front-running Three Rules, who were just heads apart for 2nd and 3rd respectively with Talk Logistics, filling out today’s super for you!

The 2/5 post time favorite in Irish War Cry, could do no better than a very distance 7th finish in this important 2017 Kentucky Derby prep race.

Gunnevera, now with 64 Kentucky Derby Points is the new king of the Derby Points leaderboard this week and gains a May 6th berth into this season’s GI Kentucky Derby off this impressive win.

(“Current” 2017 Kentucky Derby Points Leaderboard and Derby Trail Races Schedule)


Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:44.25
Prgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
2
Gunnevera Javier Castellano 10.40 4.00 3.20
6
Practical Joke Jose L. Ortiz   4.60 3.40
7
Three Rules Luis Saez     4.40

Also ran were:
4 – Talk Logistics , 11 – Lookin for Eight , 3 – Quinientos , 8 – Irish War Cry , 10 – Takaful , 9 – Made You Look , 1 –Huracan Americo

Scratched horses:
Beasley  (Trainer)

J Boys Echo rallies late for win, El Areeb 3rd in GIII Gotham Stakes – Results and Replay


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J Boys Echo – with a decisive win in the GIII Gotham Stakes!

J Boys Echo, got the best of his Aqueduct winter time nemesis El Areeb, (3rd in this race), with big outside run to glory and 3 1/2 length win in today’s GIII Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct. Cloud Computing, stayed on for the runner-up spot with Action Everyday, filling out this race’s super ticket for you!

J Boys Echo, now with 53 derby points has earned a spot in this year’s GI Kentucky Derby off this win here today !


(“Current” 2017 Kentucky Derby Points Leaderboard and Derby Trail Races Schedule)


Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:46.34

Prgm# Horse Jockey Win Place Show
1
J Boys Echo
Robby Albarado 14.80 7.30 2.70
9
Cloud Computing Manuel Franco   6.50 3.30
4
El Areeb
Trevor McCarthy     2.10

Also ran were:
10 – Action Everyday , 6 – True Timber , 8 – So Conflated , 2 – Gaetano
Scratched horses:
Glennrichment  (Trainer) , Miggsy  (Trainer) , Apartfromthecrowd  (Trainer)