Lady Eli Wins Flower Bowl Stakes at Belmont Park
The $500,000 G1 Flower Bowl Stakes took place Saturday, October 8 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York - a 1 1/4 mile Inner turf race for fillies and mares three years old and upward. Chad Brown trained overwhelming 4-5 race favorite Lady Eli showed her class and prevailed by three quarters of a length in the field of six. In turn, Lady Eli punched her ticket to the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf Nov. 5 at Santa Anita. 9-2 third choice Sentiero Italia finished a decent second with Sea Calisi getting in for third as the 3-1 second betting choice. Strike Charmer was fourth while Itsonlyactingdad, and Ame Bleue completed the order of finish.
2016 Flower Bowl Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (5-4) Paid: $12.80
- $1 Trifecta (5-4-6) Paid: $12.50
- $1 Superfecta (5-4-6-2) Paid: $36.25
- $2 Daily Double (4/5) Paid: $14.40
- $2 Pick 3 (4/4/5) Paid: $43.00