Shakhimat Wins Transylvania Stakes at Keeneland
Opening day at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky was Friday, April 8 - a card that included the $100,000 Grade 3 Transylvania Stakes. Three year olds were featured in this 1 1/16 mile turf test. It was 6-1 shot Shakhimat that was best on the day - emerging by 3 1/4 lengths for his first ever graded stakes score and third win in four career starts. J R 's Holiday who was also sent off at 6-1 finished second in the field of eight while Inspector Lynley got in for third at 9-2 odds. 2-1 favorite Converge, 9-5 second choice Catapult, One Mean Man, Prime Time Man, and Sorryaboutnothing completed the order of finish.