Primo Touch, ($15.40) ridden by Andrew Ramgeet made a sweeping and daring move around rivals with a half- mile remaining and went on to prevail by 3 ½ lengths over Fortified Effort with Bocephus third in the field of 10 3-year-olds.
Owned by Dino Bates and trained by Dan McFarlane, Primo Touch was winning for the fourth time in 11 outings and in garnering the winner’s share of $29,450 raised his career earnings to $77,977. The son of Midas Touch covered the 1 1/16 mile in 1:44.30.
In winning this race for the third time McFarlane leads all trainers in victories over 32 runnings.
Making winning look easy once again, the 1/9 prohibitive favorite Gorgeous Ginny ($2.10)
won her third consecutive stakes with Glenn Corbett along for the 5 ¾ length victory. Foggia finished second and I’m the Queen third in the field of 10 3-year-old fillies.
Owned by Randy Howg and trained by Robertino Diodoro, Gorgeous Ginny, who was winning for the fourth time in six outings raced the one mile in 1:37.32. The daughter of Take Charge Indy now has $115,116 in career earnings.