2017 Saratoga Special Stakes Results & Race Replay - Copper Bullet

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Copper Bullet Wins Saratoga Special Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

The $200,000 G2 Saratoga Special Stakes was run Sunday, August 13 at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York. Two-year olds saddled up and raced 6 1/2 furlongs on Saratoga's dirt track. Steve Asmussen-trained 2-year-old son of More Than and 5-2 morning line favorite Copper Bullet proved to be much the best on the day winning by an easy four lengths for his fist graded stakes score. 4-1 co-third choice Hollywood Star rallied for second while Tempestad came in third at 15-1 odds in the field of nine. Bal Harbour finished fourth while Crea's Bklyn Law, 7-2 second choice Diamond Oops, Mo Diddley, 4-1 Barry Lee, and Vino rounded out the order of finish.

2017 Saratoga Special Stakes Race Results & Payoffs

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
9 Copper Bullet Irad Ortiz, Jr. 9.10 4.50 3.60
3 Hollywood Star Robby Albarado 6.50 4.60
6 Tempestad Joel Rosario 10.80


  • $2 Exacta (9-3) Paid: $48.60
  • $1 Trifecta (9-3-6) Paid: $317.50
  • $1 Superfecta (9-3-6-1) Paid: $1,875.00
  • $2 Daily Double (2/9) Paid: $28.20
  • $2 Pick 3 (5/2/9) Paid: $101.00
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