Karibu Gardens Wins Sky Classic Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack
Las Vegas, NV - The $200,000 Grade 2 Sky Classic Stakes went down on Woodbine turf in beautiful Toronto, Ontario on Saturday, August 16. 15-1 shot Karibu Gardens upset the field in his stakes debut - winning by three quarters of a length in the 1 1/4 mile test. Reporting Star finished a close second while Money Talker finished third in the field of seven older horses. River Seven finished fourth followed by Dynamic Sky, 2-1 favorite Aldous Snow and two-time Sky Classic winner Forte Dei Marmi who faded to last. Five Iron scratched.
Sky Classic S. Race Results & Payouts
Times in 5ths: :261 :503 1:151 1:383 2:022
Times in 100ths: :26.24 :50.72 1:15.20 1:38.67 2:02.46
Winning Trainer: Carroll Josie | Owner: Melnyk Racing Stables, Inc.
Scratched: Five Iron
|Unplaced horses listed in order of finish.|
|Also ran: River Seven, Dynamic Sky, Aldous Snow and Forte Dei Marmi (GB)|
|$2 Exactor (7-5) Paid: $96.40, $2 Triactor (7-5-6) Paid: $606.40, $1 Pick 3 (6-6-7) 3 Correct Paid: $268.50 Pick 3 Pool $13,041.00 , $1 Superfecta (7-5-6-4) Paid: $913.15|