Affirmatif has posted a 1 3/4-length win at Keeneland in the featured $56,217 Heaven Trees Purse.
The winner, ridden by Garrett Gomez, took the lead after a
quarter-mile, pulled away as he the backstretch and was never
threatened in the race Wednesday for 4-year-olds and older. He covered
the 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf in 1:02.77 and paid $2.80, $2.40 and
$2.10 as the 2-5 favorite.