Itsinthepost Wins Elkhorn Stakes at Keeneland
The $250,000 G2 Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes took place Saturday, April 22 at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky - a 1 1/2 mile turf race for horses four years old and upward. Jeff Mullins trained 5-2 race favorite Itsinthepost continued his ascension up his division's ranks when he earned his second straight graded stakes score - this time by 1 1/4 lengths. He has now finished first or second in nine of his last 10 starts. 6-1 shot Charming Kitten finished second in the field of eight with Bigger Picture, who was also sent off at 5-2 odds getting in for third. Danish Dynaformer was fourth while 9-2 third choice Red Rifle, Bullards Alley, Chocolate Ride and Interpol completed the order of finish. Grey Wizard, Roman Approval and Taghleeb scratched.
2017 Elkhorn Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (4-9) Paid: $55.60
- $1 Trifecta (4-9-5) Paid: $80.70
- $1 Superfecta (4-9-5-2) Paid: $302.10
- $2 Daily Double (6/4) Paid: $20.60
- $1 Pick 3 (5/6/4) Paid: $84.60