Out of the gate, Precious Kitten (12) and Argentina (7) battled for the lead.
Photo: Rick Samuels
With a bold move, Simply Perfect took the lead at the half.
Photo: Skip Dickstein
But, she had trouble on the turn..
Photo: Barbara D. Livingston
and ended up at the outside rail.
Argentina inherited the lead, but Lahudood was looming large.
She took control at the head of the stretch.
Photo: Eliot J. Schechter
And began to roll,
And leaving the field behind.
Photo: Dave Harmon
Honey Ryder and Passage of Time came on the scene too late to stop Lahudood.
Honey Ryder finished 2nd, an improvement over last year's 3rd place.
And Passage of Time was 3rd.
Lahudood powers home.
Alan Garcia can feel the victory now.
Time to celebrate.
The smile says it all.
The blanket of flowers fits just right.
Savoring the moment.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
The Winner's Circle Celebration
A well deserved pat for Lahudood.
Back to the barn. What mud?
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