Monday, July 30 2012
Amazombie Wins Bing Crosby Stakes
Amazombie, the classy six-year-old California-bred gelding, showed again why he was America’s champion sprinter of 2011 with a scintillating victory Sunday in the featured Grade I $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes.
Given a perfect stalking trip by his regular rider, Mike Smith, Amazombie, the second choice at 9-5, rallied to the lead in deep stretch and drew out to win by 1 ¼ lengths in a sparkling 1:08.65, fastest six furlongs of the meeting over Del Mar’s Polytrack surface.
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