HORSE RACING RESULTS & REPLAYS
Hastings Racecourse in Vancouver, British Columbia played host to the $150,000 Grade 3 British Columbia Derby on Sunday, September 9.
The $200,000 Grade 3 Kent Stakes took place on Delaware Park turf on Saturday, September 7.
Louisiana Downs played host to the $500,000 Grade 2 Super Derby for three year olds Saturday, September 7.
The $250,000 Grade 2 Bowling Green Handicap took place on Belmont Park's inner turf course Saturday, September 7.
The $300,000 Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity went down at Del Mar on Wednesday, September 4 - a seven furlong test for two year olds.
Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pennsylvania played host to the $350,000 Grade 3 Smarty Jones Stakes Labor Day Monday, September 2. Local entry Edge of Reality emerged victorious in the one mile 70 yard test by a neck over Speak Logistics and Uncaptured who finished another 4 1/4 lengths back.
The $200,000 Grade 3 Greenwood Cup took place at Parx Racing Labor Day Monday, September 2. The race was decided by a photo finish with slight 5-2 favorite Eldaafer emerging victorious for his first win of 2013 over Indian Jones.
The final race on a busy weekend of graded stakes action went down at Del Mar on Monday, September 2 when the $150,000 Grade 2 Yellow Ribbon Handicap was contested. Second choice Egg Drop came up with her first stakes win in somewhat controversial fashion when Egg Drop and Appealing came together down the stretch.
The Grade 2 Del Mar Derby was held Sunday, September 1 from a sloppy Del Mar racetrack. The race was split into two divisions due to its popularity with 10 starters in each division. The first of the two races was won by Gabriel Charles who was sent off as the favorite at 19-10 odds and in turn won his first ever graded stakes race.
The $300,000 Grade 2 Del Mar Derby was certainly a popular race this year - so popular that the organizers were forced to split the race into two divisions. The second division was won by Ethnic Dance who led wire-to-wire in the 1 1/8 mile turf test and won by 1 1/4 lengths as the fourth choice at 6-1 odds.