Monday, October 29 2012


CHURCHILL DOWNS STAKES RECAP & QUOTES


UNCAPTURED POWERFUL IN IROQUOIS VICTORY

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012) – John Oxley’s Uncaptured took the lead from runner-up Positively in mid-stretch and increased his advantage from there to take the 31st running of the Grade III, $114,800 Iroquois by a widening 5 ½ lengths on opening day at Churchill Downs.

Ridden by Miguel Mena for trainer Mark Casse, Uncaptured broke well with the rest of the field and rated in mid-pack through fractions of :22.88 and :46.24 set by longshot Road Agent. Mena began to move with Uncaptured nearing the top of the stretch, gained a slight advantage at the three-sixteenths pole and then exploded with run down the lane to kick clear of his nine rivals.





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