Dacita Wins Diana Stakes at Saratoga Race Course
The $500,000 Grade 1 Diana Stakes went down Saturday, July 23 at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York. Fillies and mares three years old and upward were featured as they took to Saratoga's turf track and raced 1 1/8 miles. Chad Brown trained 4-1 third choice Dacita was best on the day thanks to a strong final push as she finished a nose ahead in the field of 10. 8-1 shot Recpeta survived an inquiry and eventually finished second while that horse that claimed interference Rainha Da Bateria got in for third at 29-1 odds. 2-1 favorite Miss Temple City was fourth followed by Strike Charmer, Onus, Mrs McDougal, Isabella Sings, Sandiva and 7-2 second choice Wekeela to complete the order of finish.