Cluster of Stars Wins Gallant Bloom Handicap at Belmont Park
Las Vegas, NV - The $300,000 Grade 2 Gallant Bloom Handicap took place at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York Saturday, September 21. Turtle Bird Stable's Cluster of Stars improved her undefeated record to six in wire-to-wire fashion at 3-1 odds in the 6 1/2 furlong test. 2-1 favorite Dance to Bristol's seven race win streak was snapped but she used a late run to get up for second while Dance Card who was sent off at 5-2 odds and finished third. Holiday Soiree, Classic Point, Crespano, Munnings Sister, and Defy Gravity completed the order of finish in the field of eight fillies and mares. Villanesca scratched.
Gallant Bloom Handicap Race Results & Payouts
Times In 100ths: :22.16 :45.43 1:09.39 1:15.75
Winning Trainer: Asmussen Steven | Owner: Turtle Bird Stable
Unplaced Horses Listed In Order Of Finish.
Also Ran: Holiday Soiree, Classic Point, Crespano, Munnings Sister And Defy Gravity
$2 Exacta (2-8) Paid: $28.40, $2 Trifecta (2-8-1) Paid: $82.50, $2 Pick 3 (9-3-2) 3 Correct Paid: $1,720.00 Pick 3 Pool $53,196.00 , $2 Grand Slam (1/5/8/10/11-8/9/10-3/5/6-2) Paid: $228.00, $2 Daily Double (3-2) Paid: $73.50 Daily Double Pool $90,099.00 , $2 Superfecta (2-8-1-3) Paid: $173.50