Bet-with-EL RECAP Saturday 22 March 2014

Here is the RECAP for March 22, 2014 for Bet-with-El.

This week we went to Aqueduct, Race 8, the Excelsior G3 Stakes Race, run at 1 1/8 mile on the dirt, for 3 years old and up, with a Purse of $150,000.  The weather was clear and the track was rated as fast.

We picked the #1A Horse, Romansh, to WIN.  Romansh broke out of the gate 2nd, drafting behind the front runner and Todd Pletcher trained horse, Percussion.  Romansh put his head in front, entering the stretch 1st.  Romansh was able to hold on to his lead over a fast closing stable mate, Long River.   Romansh and Long River were coupled and went off as the heavy favorite at odds of 0.25.  Romansh finished IN THE MONEY and took the WIN by a neck. His win returned $2.50, $2.50, and $2.10 for the win, place, and show respectively.  This was Romansh 4th win out of 9 starts.  He increased his purse earnings by $90,000 for a life time purse earnings of $373,580.