Ticker
  • Itsinthepost (6-1) drives home the win in the Grade 2 San Luis Rey.Posted 9 hours ago
  • Fear the Cowboy (7-2) comes running late to capture the Grade 3 Skip Away.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Fast and Accurate (24-1) bursts through to upset the Grade 3 Spiral.Posted 11 hours ago
  • Purely a Dream (12-1) pulls ahead in the stretch to take the Grade 3 Bourbonette Oaks.Posted 12 hours ago
  • Arrogate, despite a dreadful break, wins the Dubai World Cup easily.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Jack Hobbs is much the best in the Sheema Classic.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Vivlos flies late to get up for the win in the $6 million Dubai Turf.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Mind Your Biscuits rallies widest of all to win the Golden Shaheen going away.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Thunder Snow nips Epicharis in a UAE Derby thriller.Posted 19 hours ago
  • Second Summer rolls late to upset the Godolphin Mile.Posted 21 hours ago
Breeders Cup 2015
Dubai World Cup 2017

Ide Like A Double Wins Costa Rising

Fair Grounds Race Course
Photo: CDI
Valene Farms’ Ide Like a Double, settled behind the pace set by stablemate Autobeacat, took command in upper stretch and held sway late to win Saturday’s inaugural running of the $60,000 Costa Rising Stakes by a length and a half.

 

Trained by Bryon Gilbert and ridden by Pat Valenzuela, Ide Like a Double returned mutuels of $4, $2.40 and $2.10, accomplished the 1 1/16-mile distance in 1:44.76 and increased his career earnings to $526,396 with his eighth win in 26 lifetime starts.

 

“I rode this horse with confidence,” said Valenzuela after the race. “He’s a very nice horse and ran some very nice races in the past. Hallway beat him last time, but if he’d have stayed in there today (Hallway scratched) I think we might have beat him.”

 

Heiligbrodt Racing Stable’s Snug pressed the pace throughout, could not stay with the winner when challenged but was clearly second best by a length and a half. Snug returned $4.20 and $3.40.

 

Red Oak Stable’s Kissimmee Kyle rallied late to finish third, paying $3.40 in the show spot.

 

Autobeacat, also owned by Valene, set early splits of 23.95 and 47.64 before tiring to seventh at the wire.

 

Racing resumes Sunday at Fair Grounds with an 11-race program beginning at 12:40 p.m.
Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories