These are the weekend's 10 fastest stakes winners

These are the weekend's 10 fastest stakes winners
Photo: Dom Napolitano

Life Is Good's win in the Grade 1 Woodward on Saturday brought his record for the year to an impressive 4-for-5, albeit with a performance that some considered less than impressive.

But it was enough to garner top weekend speed figures from Brisnet and Beyer. With Irad Ortiz aboard in for the 1 1/8-mile trip in the slop at the Belmont at Aqueduct meet, Life Is Good earned a 106 Brisnet Speed Rating and a 126 TimeformUS Speed Figure, both tops among stakes winners for the weekend. He also earned a 97 Beyer Speed Figure, according to Daily Racing Form.

The highest Beyer of the weekend was a 103 for Dancing Buck, winner of the Belmont Turf Sprint (G3) on yielding turf at Aqueduct. Making his first graded-stakes appearance, he earned a 92 rating from Brisnet and 118 from TimeformUS.

Here are the top 10 Brisnet ratings for weekend stakes winners, along with Beyer and TimeformUS figures, where available.

 Horse Race, distance JockeyBrisnetBeyerTimeformUS
Life Is GoodWoodward (G1), 1 1/8 milesIrad Ortiz Jr.106  97126
ShackqueenkingDTHA Governors Day, 1 mile, 70 yardsAngel Suarez104  99115
DefundedAwesome Again (G1), 1 1/8 milesEdwin Maldonado103  99123
ClaptonGil Campbell Memorial, 1 mileEdgard Zayas102  95 
Factor It InChalledon, 5fJorge Ruiz101  94111
Heywoods BeachTokyo City Cup (G3), 1 1/2 milesRamon Vazquez100  92 
Battle BlingTwixt, 1 1/16 milesAngel Cruz  99  92110
Hot Rod CharlieLukas Classic (G2), 1 1/8 milesTyler Gaffalione  99101118
Señor BuscadorAck Ack (G3), 1 mileFrancisco Arrieta  98  98121
Ce CeChillingworth (G3), 6 1/2fVictor Espinoza  96  95

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