Heiligbrodt Racing Stable and Michael Smurfit's Gaff prompted the pace most of the way before taking over mid-stretch and capturing Saturday's inaugural running of the $75,000 Bonapaw Stakes by a neck Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2001
|Trainer||Bernard S. Flint|
|Jockey||Dana G. Whitney|
|Smalltown Slew View Five-Cross Pedigree||Evansville Slew||Slew City Slew|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Steve Mongerson's Smalltown Slew, a close second in the opening day Thanksgiving Handicap, is the tepid 7-2 morning line choice over a full field for the inaugural running of the $75,000 Bonapaw Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds Race Course.
Cort's P.B., with Jamie Theriot aboard, sped to the early lead and then held off a late charge by Smalltown Slew for a one-length win in the $75,000 Thanksgiving Handicap Thursday before a record crowd at Fair Grounds Race Course.