2014 Del Mar Handicap Results & Race Replay - Big John B

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Big John B Wins Del Mar Handicap at Del Mar

Las Vegas, NV - Del Mar turf in Del Mar, California was the scene of the $200,000 Grade 2 Del Mar Handicap on Saturday, August 23 - a "Breeders' Cup Win and You're In" stakes for the Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita November 1. 8-5 favorite Big John B made it a stakes debut to remember - easily defeating nine rivals by 5 1/4 lengths. Bench Light who raced at the back of the pack for a good part of the race finished second, edging Bright Thought by a neck. Starspangled Heat finished fourth followed by Unbridled Command, Poshsky, Si Sage, Fire With Fire, Topic and Cogito, who gave way on the final turn and was eased. Irish Surf, who is to run in the $1 million Pacific Classic Sunday, Quick Casablanca, and Ice Cream Truck, who was on the also-eligible list scratched.

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Del Mar H. Race Results & Payouts

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
4 Big John B M. Smith $5.20 $3.80 $2.80
8 Bench Light K. Desormeaux   $8.40 $5.00
5 Bright Thought R. Bejarano     $3.80

Times in 5ths: :233  :473  1:112  1:353  2:002  2:124

Times in 100ths: :23.64  :47.69  1:11.49  1:35.67  2:00.46  2:12.81

Winning Trainer: D'Amato Philip | Owner: House Michael

Scratched: Ice Cream Truck, Irish Surf and Quick Casablanca (CHI)

Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.
Also ran: Starspangled Heat, Unbridled Command, Poshsky, Si Sage (FR), Fire With Fire, Topic and Cogito
$1 Exacta (4-8) Paid: $17.80, $2 Quinella (4-8) Paid: $20.60, $1 Trifecta (4-8-5) Paid: $65.00, $1 Superfecta (4-8-5-6) Paid: $675.40, $2 Daily Double (10-4) Paid: $25.40 Daily Double Pool $51,469.00 , $1 Pick 3 (1-10-4) 3 Correct Paid: $148.70 Pick 3 Pool $102,422.00