Ballagh Rocks Wins Poker Stakes at Belmont Park
The $300,000 G3 Poker Stakes went down Father's Day Sunday, June 18. Horses four years old and upward lined up on Belmont Park's turf track and raced one mile. Donegal Racing's 3-1 second betting choice Ballagh Rocks earned his first graded stakes score over even-money favorite Projected who made a bid but settled for second. Night Prowler, who was sent off at 4-1 odds finished third in the field that was trimmed to just five with Catapult, another 3-1 shot and Bolting completing the order of finish. Lubash and Weekend Hideaway scratched.
2017 Poker Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (3-2) Paid: $22.00
- $1 Trifecta (3-2-1) Paid: $24.80
- $1 Superfecta (3-2-1-6) Paid: $38.50
- $2 Daily Double (8/3) Paid: $54.00
- $2 Pick 3 (7/8/3) Paid: $130.50