Tuesday, May 29 2012
IT’S TRICKY NOTCHES THIRD GRADE 1 IN OGDEN PHIPPS
ELMONT, N.Y. – It’s Tricky wore down pacesetter Cash for Clunkers in deep stretch Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park and went on to a three-quarter-length victory in the $400,000 Ogden Phipps to remain undefeated in 2012 and notch her third career Grade 1 win.
Sent off as the 2-1 second choice in the field of five, It’s Tricky tracked Cash for Clunkers through a quarter-mile in a swift 22.68 seconds and the half in 45.78, with 3-5 favorite Awesome Maria close behind in fourth. Moving up on the turn, It’s Tricky collared Cash for Clunkers at the top of the lane and finally managed to edge clear in the final jumps.