Alpha Wins Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Race Course
Las Vegas, NV - The $750,000 Grade 1 Woodward Stakes was contested on a busy day of racing at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, August 31. Godolphin Stables' Alpha posted the upset as the longest shot in the field - 7-1 odds in gate-to-wire fashion winning for the first time since the 2012 Travers. Flat Out finished second while Successful Dan finished 6 3/4 lengths back in third. Ron the Greek and 3-2 favorite Paynter completed the order of finish. Fort Larned and Mucho Macho Man scratched.
Woodward Stakes Race Results & Payouts
Times in 100ths: :24.46 :48.20 1:11.57 1:36.19 1:49.28
Winning Trainer: McLaughlin Kiaran | Owner: Godolphin Racing LLC
Scratched: Fort Larned and Mucho Macho Man
Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.
Also ran: Ron the Greek and Paynter
$2 Exacta (7-4) Paid: $63.00, $2 Trifecta (7-4-2) Paid: $224.50, $2 Pick 3 (7-7-7) 3 Correct Paid: $647.00 Pick 3 Pool $253,629.00 , $2 Daily Double (7-7) Paid: $237.00 Daily Double Pool $142,693.00