Jockey Patrick Husbands leads our flash drive to victory in the $ 150,000 Grade 3 Selene Stakes in Woodbine.
Trainer Mark Casse continued his winning streak in Selene Stakes Grade 3 when our self-bred Our Flash Drive from Live Oak Plantation took command on the final corner and the $ 150,000 co-feature for three-year-old filly on Saturday at the Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto won. Ontario.
Casse took his fourth win in a row at the G3 event, with Patrick Husbands constructing the winning journey aboard the Florida-bred daughter of Ghostzapper.
Our flash drive spanned 1 1/16 mile on the mainline, chasing the lead California Lily early on before increasing the pace after fractions of 24.78 and 49.03, respectively. When Husbands signaled that it was time for the three-quarter mark of 1: 12.87, our flash drive overtook the pacesetter and made it through the track with a 2-1 / 4 length lead in 1: 44.69.
Munnyfor Ro suitable for Woodbine Oaks, who broke out, rallied home from the backcourt and took second place under Justin Stein. It was another 2-1 / 4 lengths back to third-placed Sweet Souper Sweet, another Michael Trombetta-trained Live Oak who finished three lengths ahead of California Lily. Gote Go followed in fifth and the Danger trained by Casse was relaxed and completed the target sequence.
Our flash drive was sent home as a odds favorite and won $ 4.70.
Now she’s a two-to-four for a lifetime and has boasted back-to-back wins at Woodbine.
Casse, who has won the Selene a total of seven times, has teamed up with husbands to take on four editions of the race. They combined for past victories with Dark Ending (2001), Dixie Strike (2012) and Miss Mo Mentum (2018).
The connections of Il Malocchio, who was crossed in the Selene, decided two races later for the Fury.
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