2016 Bernard Baruch Handicap Results & Race Replay - Ring Weekend

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Ring Weekend Wins Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga Race Course

Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York was the scene of the $250,000 Grade 2 Bernard Baruch Handicap on Labor Day Monday, September 5 - a 1 1/16 mile closing day turf race for horses three years old and upward. St. Elias Stable and West Point Thoroughbreds' 5-2 race favorite Ring Weekend survived an inquiry and prevailed in a solid field of nine entries - in turf course record time by a neck. 3-1 second choice Jay Gatsby was second, a nose in front of Take the Stand who got in for third at 9-2 odds. Farhaan was fourth while Dubai Sky, Reporting Star, Takeover Target, Solemn Tribute, and Natchez completed the order of finish. War Dancer was scratched.

2016 Bernard Baruch Handicap Race Results & Payoffs

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
2 Ring Weekend John R. Velazquez 7.90 3.90 2.90
8 Jay Gatsby Javier Castellano 4.30 2.90
1 Take the Stand (ARG) Edgar S. Prado 3.40

Payoffs:

  • $2 Exacta (2-8) Paid: $31.80
  • $1 Trifecta (2-8-1) Paid: $57.25
  • $1 Superfecta (2-8-1-7) Paid: $429.00
  • $2 Daily Double (6/2) Paid: $40.60
  • $2 Pick 3 (10/6/2) Paid: $235.50

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