HRI
Triple Crown History
Race Tracks
2012 Top Races
2011 Top Races
Track Press Releases
Racing Newcomers
Champions
Thoroughbred Races
Past Bloggers

Sunday, September 16 2012


G3 NOBLE DAMSEL GOES TO NAPLES BAY


ELMONT, N.Y. – Naples Bay posted a 13-1 upset to earn the first stakes victory of her career on Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park, edging away to take the 22nd running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Noble Damsel by 1 ½ lengths.

As Silver Screamer opened up three lengths on the field through a quarter-mile in 23.41 and then widened her lead to five through a half-mile in 46.18, Naples Bay settled in third behind her stablemate, Federation. Three wide at the quarter pole, Naples Bay accelerated swiftly through the lane to collar the pacesetter with a sixteenth of a mile to go and draw clear under Jose Lezcano for the victory.





Read more articles in the Belmont Park category.


 

Page 1 of 1 pages