Collected Wins Pacific Classic at Del Mar
Del Mar racetrack in Del Mar, California hosted the $1 million G1 Pacific Classic Stakes on Saturday, August 19 - a 1 1/4-mile dirt test for horses three years old and upward. For the second race in a row, the so-called best racehorse on the planet Arrogate was beaten - this time by last out 14-length winner of the Precisionist Stakes, 3-1 co-second choice Collected who prevailed by a half length. 3-5 favorite Arrogate finished second in the field of seven while Accelerate, who was also sent off at 3-1 held third, 3 3/4 lengths out of second. Curlin Road was fourth with Hard Aces, Royal Albert Hall, and Donworth completing the order of finish. Sorry Erik scratched.