Wildcat Red Wins Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park
Las Vegas, NV - Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida played host to the $400,000 Grade 2 Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth Stakes on Saturday, February 22 - a huge race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby awarding 50-20-10-5 points for the first to fourth place finishers. Fourth choice at 9-2 odds Wildcat Red won an absolute thriller, by just a head over 3-1 second choice General a Rod as the two engaged in a furious battle down the stretch. 2-1 favorite Top Billing finished third and collected 10 points while 72-1 shot East Hall got up for fourth. Medal Count, Commissioner, Our Caravan, We Miss Artie, Best Plan Yet, C. Zee, Almost Famous, and Hesinfront completed the order of finish. Casiguapo scratched.
Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth S. Race Results & Payouts
Times in 5ths: :23 :461 1:10 1:351 1:414
Times in 100ths: :23.03 :46.25 1:10.13 1:35.24 1:41.85
Winning Trainer: Garoffalo Jose | Owner: Honors Stable Corp.
|Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.|
|Also ran: East Hall, Medal Count, Commissioner, Our Caravan, We Miss Artie, Best Plan Yet, C. Zee, Almost Famous and Hesinfront|
|$2 Exacta (4-5) Paid: $46.20, $1 Trifecta (4-5-12) Paid: $72.60, $1 Superfecta (4-5-12-13) Paid: $906.60, $2 Daily Double (5-4) Paid: $77.00 Daily Double Pool $116,963.00 , $1 Pick 3 (3-5-4) 3 Correct Paid: $109.70 Pick 3 Pool $114,771.00|