2016 Nijinsky Stakes Results & Race Replay - Up With the Birds

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Up With the Birds Wins Nijinsky Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack

Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario played host to the $200,000 Grade 2 Nijinsky Stakes on Sunday, July 24 - a 1 1/8 mile race for horses three years old and upward. 2013 Canadian Horse of the Year, Sam-Son Farm's 3-2 race favorite Up With the Birds snapped a 12-race losing streak in the field of five by 1 1/4 lengths. 7-2 third choice Button Down rallied from fourth to finish second in the field of five while Halo Nation got in for third at 13-1 odds. 8-5 second choice Kaigun was fourth while Dynamic Sky completed the order of finish.

2016 Nijinsky Stakes Race Results & Payoffs

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
3 Up With the Birds Eurico R. Da Silva 5.00 2.80 2.30
1 Button Down (GB) Luis Contreras 3.60 3.00
4 Halo Nation David Moran 3.60

Payoffs:

  • $2 Exacta (3-1) Paid: $19.90
  • $1 Trifecta (3-1-4) Paid: $41.25
  • $2 Daily Double (4/3) Paid: $68.40
  • $1 Pick 3 (8/4/3) Paid: $137.45

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