2016 Hopeful Stakes – September 5th, 2016, 5:44 ET – Saratoga – Purse $350,000. For Two Year Olds. By subscription of $350 each which should accompany the nomination; $1,750 to pass the entry box and an additional $1,750 to start. For horses not originally nominated, a supplemental payment of $3,500 along with the entry and startingfees may be made at any time prior to the closing of entries. The purse to be divided 60% to the winner, 20% to second, 10% to third, 5% to fourth, 3% to fifth and 2% divided equally among the remaining finishers. 122 Lbs. Non-winners of $60,000 allowed2lbs; of a race other than maiden allowed 4 Lbs.; all maidens allowed 6 Lbs. A trophy will be presented to the winning owner, trainer and jockey. Closed Saturday, August 20, 2016 with 28 Nominations. Seven Furlongs.
|Everybodyluvsrudy (KY)||2/C||A S Arroyo||116||R R Rodriguez||20/1|
|Practical Joke (KY)||2/C||J L Ortiz||118||C C Brown||3/1|
|Runaway Lute (NY)||2/C||R Santana, Jr.||122||G C Contessa||9/2|
|Bitumen (KY)||2/C||J Castellano||122||E Kenneally||2/1|
|Royal Copy (KY)||2/C||L Saez||118||D W Lukas||8/1|
|Classic Empire (KY)||2/C||I Ortiz, Jr.||120||M E Casse||5/2|
|Pretty Boy Flash (FL)||2/C||J R Velazquez||116||S M Asmussen||15/1|
1st – 3 Runaway Lute
2nd – 2 Practical Joke
3rd – 6 Classic Empire
4th – 4 Bitumen
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