The field consisted of five graded stakes winners, two Grade I winners, and a two-time Canadian classic winner were among the entrants.
Race 8. Apple Blossom Handicap (GI). For four -year-old fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on dirt. Purse $750,000.
|PP||Filly / Mare||Jockey||Trainer||M/L|
|1||Elate||Jose Ortiz||William Mott||6/5|
|2||Chocolate Martini||Jermaine Bridgmohan||Thomas Amoss||15/1|
|3||Escape Clause||Tyler Baze||Don Schnell||5/1|
|4||Viva Forever||Walter De La Cruz||Peter Walder||30/1|
|5||Wonder Gadot||David Cohen||Mark Casse||6/1|
|6||Midnight Bisou||Mike Smith||Steve Asmussen||7/5|
$2 Wager Paid:
|Filly / Mare||Win||Place||Show|
Viva Forever ran fourth.
Midnight Bisou went off as the 4/5 favorite.
Running time -1:43.88
Our Top Three Picks were:
- Midnight Bisou
- Escape Clause