Diversify Wins the of Whitney Stakes, Grade I, at Saratoga

Diversify earned automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

Race 9. Whitney Stakes, Grade I. For three-year-old and up at 1 1/8 miles on dirt. Purse $1,200,000.

PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Tapwrit John R. Velazquez Todd Pletcher 6/1
2 Backyard Heaven Javier Castellano Chad Brown 9/2
3 Dalmore Ricardo Santana, Jr. Robert Hess, Jr. 30/1
4 Mind Your Biscuits Joel Rosario Chad Summers 2/1
5 Discreet Lover Manuel Franco Uriah St. Lewis 30/1
6 Diversify Irad Ortiz, Jr. Richard Violette, Jr. 7/5
7 Good Samaritan Jose Ortiz Bill Mott 12/1
8 McCraken Brian Hernandez, Jr. Ian Wilkes 15/1

Diversify went gate-to-wire. He won by 2 lengths.

$2 Wager Paid:

Horse Win Place Show
Diversify $5.20 $3.30 $2.80
Mind Your Biscuits $3.90 $3.20
Discreet Lover $6.60

Running Time – 1:49.62,over a sloppy track.

Tapwrit ran fourth.

Our Top Three Picks were:

  • Diversify
  • Backyard Heaven
  • Mind Your Biscuits



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