Monday, January 23 2012
INHERIT THE GOLD ADDS HAYNESFIELD STAKES TO BIG A TALLY
OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Inherit the Gold made his eighth appearance in the Aqueduct Racetrack winner’s circle on Sunday, coming from off the pace to post a 6 ¼-length victory in the $75,000 Haynesfield for New York-breds 4-years-old and up.
The 6-year-old gray gelding settled 3 ½ lengths behind the pacesetter in fourth, ahead of just one horse, the slow-starting Spa City Fever, through opening fractions of 23.44 and 48.42. After waiting behind the leaders on the far turn, Inherit the Gold made a slingshot maneuver at the top of the stretch and ran away from his rivals, with Socialsaul holding off Uncle T Seven by a half-length for second.
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