River Maid Wins Bessarabian Stakes at Delta Downs
Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario played host to the $200,000 G2 Bessarabian Stakes on Saturday, November 19. Fillies and mares three years old and upward took to Woodbine's All Weather Track and raced seven furlongs. The Very Dry Stable's 9-2 third choice River Maid picked up her first ever graded stakes victory in the field of seven. 2-1 second choice Southern Ring finished second, a neck back and a nose ahead of Minks Aprise who claimed third at 6-1 odds. 9-5 favorite Midnight Miley finished fourth while Calling Rhy Rhy, Lilly's Goldie, and Top Decile completed the order of finish. Regia Marina scratched.
2016 Bessarabian Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (4-3) Paid: $41.30
- $1 Trifecta (4-3-5) Paid: $60.90
- $1 Superfecta (4-3-5-8) Paid: $151.75
- $2 Daily Double (7/4) Paid: $56.50
- $1 Pick 3 (3/7,15,16/4) Paid: $52.35