These were the weekend's fastest stakes winners

These were the weekend's fastest stakes winners
Photo: Dan Heary / Eclipse Sportswire

Taiba proved that he's a runner to be reckoned with in his three-length win over Zandon in Saturday's Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby.

And for that effort, he earned the highest speed figures among the weekend's stakes winners.

With Mike Smith aboard, Bob Baffert's Gun Runner colt covered the 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.67. Taiba earned a 113 Brisnet Speed Rating, a 108 Beyer Speed Figure and a 131 TimeformUS Speed Figure. Zandon, by the way, got a 103 Beyer for his runner-up effort, according to Daily Racing Form.

Mind Control, winner of the Parx Dirt Mile by disqualification, had the next-highest Brisnet rating, at 111. Kimari was second on the Beyer list, at 106, for her win in the Gallant Bloom (G2). And Society was runner up on the TimeformUS list, with a 124 for her 5 3/4-length win in the Cotillion (G1).

Here are the figures for the weekend's stakes winners, with the highest Brisnet Speed Ratings, Beyer Speed Figures from DRF and TimeformUS Speed Figures, where available.

  Horse  Race, distance  JockeyBrisnetBeyerTimeformUS
TaibaPenn Derby (G1), 1 1/8 milesMike Smith113108131
Mind ControlParx Dirt MileJohn Velazquez111100116
Flash of MischiefDavid M. Vance, 6fCristian Torres110104120
Rattle N RollOkla. Derby (G3), 1 1/8 milesBrian Hernandez Jr.109100120
SocietyCotillion (G1), 1 1/16 milesFlorent Geroux109100124
KimariGallant Bloom (G2), 6 1/2fJoel Rosario106106114
Soy TapatioDon Getty Hcp., 1 1/8 milesDane Nelson106  88 
Smash TicketWeather Vane, 6fKendrick Carmouche102  95114
GuniteHarrods Creek, 7fTyler Gafflione100100123
BenevengoPolynesian, 1 1/16 milesAngel Cruz  99  91120
Love in the AirPlum Pretty, 1 mile, 70 yardsPaco Lopez  98  81  97
Sheriff BrownDowns At Albuq. Hcp., 1 1/8 milesOscar Ceballos  98  86121
Home BrewBourbon Trail, 1 3/16 milesRicardo Santana Jr.  97  96121
Echo ZuluDogwood (G3), 7fRicardo Santana Jr.  96  94117
Price TalkRemington Green, 1 1/8 miles (turf)Florent Geroux  96  95118
Ridin With BidenGreenwood Cup (G3), 1 1/2 milesPaco Lopez  96  93115
ScaramoucheGallant Bob (G2), 6fJohn Velazquez  96  94114
Buy Land and SeeAlphabet Soup, 1 1/16 miles (turf)Mychel Sanchez  95  90109
CarotariLaurel Dash, 5f (turf)Carmouche  95  98118
Dance ShoesR.K. Red Smith Hcp., 1 1/8 milesNelson  95  71

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