Shooting out of the gate and opening up as much as a 20-length lead, Blue Bomber ($13.80) had plenty in reserve when the field came closing to win the marathon 1 3/8 turf test by two lengths in 2:17.10. Sir Searsucker finished second 1 ¼ lengths in front of Carouse who finished third the field of eight.
Owned by Jim McFadyen and trained by Robertino Diodoro, Blue Bomber earned $16,238 for his victory, raising his career earnings to $85,371.
Arizona Stallion Stakes
The extended neck of Hey Ez Money ($12.40) got the victory over a determined Lieutenant Margie in the $39,492 Arizona Stallion Stakes with Waste It Wisely third in the field of ten 3-year-old Arizona breds.
Jake Barton was aboard Hey Ez Money for owners Tamara Anderson, Brent Stapley, Delwyn Ellis and Linden Hatch and trainer F.C. Frazier. Hey Ez Money covered the 7 ½ furlongs over turf in 1:31.20. Hey Ez Money, who was scoring his second win in three efforts earned $21,940 for his victory for career earnings of $36,440.