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Boisterous repeats in the Red Smith at Aqueduct.
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Boisterous Repeats in Red Smith Handicap

Boisterous wins the Red Smith and Knickerbocker for the second straight year.

Phipps Stable's Boisterous  knows how to give his connections some good feelings going into winter.

For the second year in a row, Boisterous registered back-to-back graded stakes wins on turf in the Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park and the Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIT) at Aqueduct Racetrack.

Sent off as the 3-10 favorite in this year's Red Smith, Boisterous easily proved up to the challenge, staying close early before opening a clear advantage in the stretch and cruising to a three-length victory in the 1 3/8-mile grass race (VIDEO).

A 5-year-old Distorted Humor  horse, Boisterous completed the race in 2:19.38 on the yielding turf. He was followed home by runner-up Lake Drop, a group III winner in Italy who earned black-type in the U.S. for the first time, and Philly Ace in third.