The Player Wins Haygard Fayette Stakes at Keeneland
Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky played host to the $200,000 G2 Haygard Fayette Stakes on Saturday, October 28. Horses three years old and upward took to Keeneland's sloppy dirt track and raced 1 1/8 miles. Fred Bradley and Carl Hurst's 8-1 shot The Player proved best on the day thanks to a determined kick in the final furlong to prevail by three lengths for his first graded stakes score. Pacesetter and 2-1 second choice Neolithic held for second in the field of six with 3-1 third choice McCraken getting in for third. Guiseppe the Great was fourth while Malibu Pro, and 7-5 race favorite Honorable Duty completed the order. Fear the Cowboy scratched.
2017 Haygard Fayette Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (4-2) Paid: $66.00
- $1 Trifecta (4-2-6) Paid: $114.60
- $1 Superfecta (4-2-6-1) Paid: $318.60
- $2 Daily Double (1/4) Paid: $47.60
- $1 Pick 3 (10/1/4) Paid: $221.90