Max Player Wins the Withers Stake (G3) at Aqueduct 

The Withers Stakes (G3) offers qualifying points of 10-4-2-1 to Kentucky Derby for the top four finishers.

Race 8. Withers Stakes. For three-year-old at 1 1/8 miles on the dirt. Purse $250,000

Entries:

PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Mr. Shortandsimple  Reylu Gutierrez Rudy R. Rodriguez 30/1
2 Monday Morning Qb  Jorge A. Vargas, Jr. Robert E. Reid, Jr. 4/1
3 Max Player  Dylan Davis Linda Rice 9/2
4 New Commission  Abner Adorno Diane M. Day 15/1
5 Shotski  Luis Saez Jeremiah O’Dwyer 2/1
6 Prince of Pharoahs  Kendrick Carmouche Linda Rice 8/1
7 Vanzzy  Junior Alvarado Michael V. Pino 8/1
8 Portos  Jose Lezcano Todd A. Pletcher 3/1
Race Results Win Place  Show
Max Player 12.80 5.30 3.60
Shotski 3.50 2.60
Portos 2.60

Monday Morning Qb ran fourth.

Running time –1:53.87

Shotski  went off as the 9/5 favorite.

Max Player won by 4 lenghts.

J’s Top Three Picks:

  • Monday Morning Qb
  • Shotski
  • Portos

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