Florida shipper fit in harmony in Battaglia
Thunder down the center of Race Park stretch, Tami Bobo and Lugamo Racing Stable’s Congruent was clear for a decisive win from behind on March 4 in the $147,500 John Battaglia Memorial Bet.
Sonny Leon, the horseman rich attack before the 80-1 defeat in the Kentucky Derby (G1) in 2022, was on board the victorious Florida invader, who ran 1 1/16 miles on the Tapeta at 1:43.02. Congruent, a gray son of faucet coached by Antonio Sano, won for the third time in nine starts, returning $35 on a $2 winning bet.
Bred by Tapit Syndicate and Glencrest Farm in Kentucky, Congruent is no longer Atlantic storm mare Part of the sea .
Battaglia distributed the Kentucky Derby qualifying points on a 20-8-4-2-1 basis to the five qualifying finishers of the race, provided they were nominated for the Triple Crown or nominated before the series. battle.
After Congruent on the wire is Scoobie Quando , Bromley , moon landing And Right to be silent . Bromley is not currently a candidate for the Triple Crown.
Videotapes: Monument to John Battaglia S. (BT)
Botanical Wins Cincinnati Trophy Stakes
Earlier on the card, LNJ Foxwoods and Clearsky Farms’ Botanical won third in a row at Race Park in $150,000 Cincinnati Trophy Stakes, one point Kentucky Oaks (G1). She went 6 1/2 the distance, finishing a mile below Chris Landeros at 1:36.51.
3-year-old daughter coached by Brad Cox of Medaglia d’Oro paid $3.90 for a $2 winning ticket. She was raised in Kentucky by Clearsky and Godolphin in addition to winning 3rd grade Blame mare chrysanthemum .