2017 Connaught Cup Stakes Results & Race Replay - Tower of Texas

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

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

Post Horse Jockey WIN PLACE SHOW
1 Tower of Texas Eurico R. Da Silva 8.20 4.20 2.90
6 Commute Patrick Husbands 4.80 3.60
4 Calgary Cat Luis Contreras 2.90

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

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