2016 Iowa Derby Results & Race Replay - American Freedom

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

American Freedom Wins Iowa Derby at Prairie Meadows

The $250,000 Grade 3 Iowa Derby went down Friday, July 1 at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. Three year olds took to Prairie Meadows dirt track and raced 1 1/16 miles. Gary and Mary West's overwhelming 1-5 favorite American Freedom was best on the day earning his first ever graded stakes victory - by an impressive 4 3/4 lengths. 5-1 second choice Texas Chrome finished second in the short field of six while Hint of Roses got in for third at 8-1 odds. Lookin for a Kiss was fourth while Catfish Creek and Colonel Dan completed the order of finish. Synchrony and The Rouge Diesel scratched.

2016 Iowa Derby Race Results & Payoffs

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
4 American Freedom Rafael Bejarano 2.60 2.20 2.20
3 Texas Chrome Iram V. Diego 3.40 2.20
8 Hint of Roses Florent Geroux 2.60


  • $2 Exacta (4-3) Paid: $9.60
  • $2 Quinella (3-4) Paid: $7.80
  • $1 Trifecta (4-3-8) Paid: $17.90
  • $1 Superfecta (4-3-8-1) Paid: $22.10
  • $1 Pick 3 (3/3/4,5) Paid: $24.70
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