2017 Intercontinental Stakes Results & Race Replay - Mississippi Delta

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Mississippi Delta Wins Intercontinental Stakes at Belmont Park

The $250,000 G3 Intercontinental Stakes was contested Thursday, June 8 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York - a seven furlong turf test for fillies and mares four years old and upward. 5-year-old daughter by Giant's Causeway, co-6-1 second choice Mississippi Delta held on in the final strides and prevailed by just a head - over hard-charging Conquest Babayaga who got up for a quality second at 9-1 odds. Portmagee, who was also sent off at 6-1 finished a quality third in the field of 10 while Fair Point was fourth and Lady Valeur, Outsider Art, Rapid Rhythm, 3-5 race favorite Take These Chains finished eighth, Josdesanimaux and Perfect Pic completed the order of finish. Nobody's Fault scratched.

2017 Intercontinental Stakes Race Results & Payoffs

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
5 Mississippi Delta Jose Lezcano 15.20 6.00 4.70
7 Conquest Babayaga Joel Rosario 9.10 5.60
8 Portmagee Irad Ortiz, Jr. 4.70


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  • $1 Trifecta (5-7-8) Paid: $298.00
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  • $2 Daily Double (8/5) Paid: $34.40
  • $2 Pick 3 (14/8/5) Paid: $321.50
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