Mor Spirit Wins Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park
The $1.2 million Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap went down Saturday, June 10 at a busy Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Horses three years old and upward took to Belmont Park's dirt track and raced one mile. Bob Baffert trained, 5-2 race favorite Mor Spirit proved to be much the best on the day, running away by an easy 6 1/4 lengths. 3-1 second betting choice Sharp Azteca finished second in the field of 12 with 15-1 shot Tommy Macho a decent third. 9-2 third choice Awesome Slew was fourth with Economic Model, Rally Cry, Tom's Ready, Solid Wager, Virtual Machine, Denman's Call, Mohaymen and Inside Straight completing the order of finish.
2017 Metropolitan Handicap Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (9-5) Paid: $27.80
- $1 Trifecta (9-5-11) Paid: $149.75
- $1 Superfecta (9-5-11-12) Paid: $532.50
- $2 Daily Double (7/9) Paid: $36.20
- $2 Pick 3 (8/7/9) Paid: $174.00