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.
Read more articles in the Churchill Downs category.