Pam and Marty Wygod’s Snapshot
took advantage of a contested early pace to sweep to a 3 ¾-length victory in
Wednesday’s $53,039 feature race for 3-year-olds and up going six furlongs at
Trained by Bill Mott and ridden
by Kent Desormeaux, Snapshot raced fourth in the run down the backstretch as Don’t
Put It Back
led the field of six through a first quarter-mile in :21.71.
Midway on the far turn, Captain Cherokee
leader as Desormeaux waited behind the trio.
After a :45.14 half-mile,
Desormeaux swung four-wide at the head of the lane and drew off with ease.
Snapshot, a 4-year-old Kentucky-bred son of Awesome Again out of the Bertrando
mare Cajun Flash, covered the distance on a fast main track in 1:09.04.
The victory was worth $32,400 and
increased Snapshot’s earnings to $220,015 with a record of 13-4-3-0.
Snapshot returned $5.60, $3.40
and $2.40. A Diehl, ridden by Julien Leparoux, rallied for second and
returned $4.40 and $2.60 with Captain Cherokee finishing another three lengths
back in third under Robby Albarado and returning $2.20 to show. Completing the
field in order were Dryfly, Don’t Put It Back and Hail to Shiloh.