Blacktype Wins Knickerbocker Stakes at Belmont Park
Belmont Park in Elmont, New York played host to the $200,000 G2 Knickerbocker Stakes on Monday, September 9. Horses three years old and upward took to Belmont Park's Inner turf track and raced 1 1/8 miles. Jump Sucker Stable's, French bred Blacktype recorded his second straight win on this track - this time by one length at 5-1 odds. 9-2 second betting choice Muqtaser rallied for second in the field of nine, a neck in front of Hello Don Julio who got in for third at 5-1. Spring Quality finished 2 1/4 lengths back in fourth, while Camelot Kitten, Smooth Daddy, 2-1 favorite Forge, Sir Dudley Digges, and The Grey Gatsby completed the order of finish. Mark My Style and Delta Prince were scratched, as was main track only entrant Vulcan's Forge.
2017 Knickerbocker Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (5-4) Paid: $67.00
- $1 Trifecta (5-4-1) Paid: $173.75
- $1 Superfecta (5-4-1-11) Paid: $1,929.00
- $2 Daily Double (2/5) Paid: $117.00
- $2 Pick 3 (3/2/5) Paid: $462.50