Strapping Groom Wins Forego Stakes at Saratoga Race Course
Las Vegas, NV - The $500,000 Grade 1 Forego Stakes went down at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York on Saturday, August 31. Strapping Groom provided the upset win by a half length at 15-1 odds for trainer David Jacobson while 6-1 shot Jackson Bend who was caught at the wire finished second. Former Grade 1 winner 3-4 favorite (as part of a coupled entry with Fast Bullet) Justin Phillip finished a ways back in third. Lea was fourth, followed by Sage Valley, Javerre, Fast Bullet, and Golddigger's Boy. Saratoga Snacks scratched.
Forego Stakes Race Results & Payouts
Times in 100ths: :22.92 :45.22 1:09.16 1:22.27
Winning Trainer: Jacobson David | Owner: Drawing Away Stable and Jacobson, David
Scratched: Saratoga Snacks
Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.
Also ran: Lea, Sage Valley, Javerre, Fast Bullet and Golddigger's Boy
$2 Exacta (7-3) Paid: $215.00, $2 Trifecta (7-3-1) Paid: $503.00, $2 Pick 3 (3-7-7) 3 Correct Paid: $406.50 Pick 3 Pool $148,363.00 , $2 Daily Double (7-7) Paid: $63.00 Daily Double Pool $143,081.00