Tower of Texas Wins Connaught Cup Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack
The $175,000 G2 Connaught Cup Stakes was run Saturday, June 3 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario - a seven-furlong turf dash for horses four years old and upward. Thomas Van Meter II and Scott Dilworth's, 3-1 race favorite Tower of Texas rallied for his first in in nearly two years - by a narrow nose over 5-1 fourth choice Commute who was caught at the end and settled for second. 7-2 second choice Calgary Cat finished third in the field of nine while Hollywood Hideaway was fourth, 9-2 third choice (who was actually the 2-1 morning line favorite) Take the Stand was fifth and Seffeara, Glenville Gardens, Great Wide Open and Dimension completed the order of finish.
2017 Connaught Cup Stakes Race Results & Payoffs
- $2 Exacta (1-6) Paid: $48.60
- $1 Trifecta (1-6-4) Paid: $77.65
- $1 Superfecta (1-6-4-8) Paid: $604.80
- $2 Daily Double (3/1) Paid: $33.70
- $1 Pick 3 (7/3/1) Paid: $124.35