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Daddy Nose Best Wins Diliberto Memorial

Daddy Nose Best
Cathy and Bob Zollars’  Daddy Nose Best proved wisest of all under a patient ride by jockey David Flores to win Saturday’s $75,000 “Buddy” Diliberto Memorial Handicap at about 1 1/16-miles over the Stall-Wilson turf course by 3 ½-lengths.

Giving the tandem of Flores and Steve Asmussen their second straight win on Santa Super Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, Daddy Nose Best paid $8, $5.20 and $4, he accomplished the distance in 1:44.53 and increased his career earnings to $867,303 with his eighth win in 23 career starts.

“He had great acceleration from the half-mile pole to the quarter pole and that’s when I went around the group,” said Flores.  “When you have the best horse it is best that way.”

Long shot early leader Adios Nardo, owned by Diamond Racing et al., could not match the winner late held on to be easily second best after setting early fractions of 23.01 and 46.89.  He returned $24.60 and $12.20.  Three lengths in arrears of Adios Nardo was La Marca Stable’s Compliance Officer, who returned $5.80.

CLASS INCLUDED TOPS IN $75,000 BLUSHING K. D. ‘CAP

Brittlyn Stable’s Class Included, away fastest, pressed the early leader and drew clear in the stretch under Shaun Bridgmohan to win Saturday’s $75,000 Blushing K . D. Handicap by a 1 ¾-lengths.

“This is a very smart filly,” said Bridgmohan after the race for older fillies and mares at about 1 1/16-miles over a firm Stall-Wilson turf course.  “She’s a real straight shooter.  All I had to do was to keep her out of trouble and let her run her race.”

Trained by Ron Faucheux, the 5-year-old mare returned mutuels of $6.40, $3.40 and $2.80 and came home in 1.45.93 after tracking the early splits of 23.89 and 48.92.  She increased her career earnings to $552,146 with her 12th win in 23 lifetime starts.

Ronnie Werner et al.’s Bluegrass Sapphire finished second, paying $8.40 and $5.20 with Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings’ Twirl third, returning $5.80 to show.

 

 

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