Havelock charged past Perfect Officer in deep stretch to win the 15th
running of the Woodford by one length and give jockey Robby Albarado
his third victory in the race. Albarado also won the race with Morluc
(2001) and Joe’s Son Joey (2003).
by Darrin Miller, Havelock won his fourth turf sprint in as many tries
in 2011 and increased his career bankroll to $366,154 with Saturday’s
$90,000 check. A 4-year-old homebred son of Great Notion, Havelock
covered the 5 ½ furlongs on a firm turf course in 1:01.96 in improving
his career record to 14-6-0-2.
returned $12.40, $6 and $4.60. Perfect Officer, ridden by Kendrick
Carmouche, returned $5.80 and $4.20 with Country Day finishing third
another three-quarters of a length back under James Graham and paying
$6.60 to show.
the field in order were Uno Ducksy, Great Attack, Magoo, A Diehl,
Streakin’ Mohican, Despite the Odds, Great Mills, Goldzar and Varsity.