2015 Woodward Stakes – September 5th, 2015, 5:47 ET – Saratoga – Purse $600,000. For Three-Year-Olds And Upward. By subscription of $600 each which should accompany the nomination; $3,000 to pass the entry box and an additional $3,000 to start. For horses not originally nominated, a supplemental fee of $6,000 along with the entry andstarting fees 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 amongst the remaining finishers. Weights: Three-year-olds, 120Lbs.; older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners of two Grade I races at a mile or over in 2014-15 allowed 2 Lbs.; of such a race in 2014-15 allowed 4 Lbs.; of $60,000 at a mile or over in 2015 allowed 6 Lbs. The estate of Mrs. William Woodward, Sr. to add the WoodwardChallenge Cup, to be won three times, not necessarily consecutively, by the same owner before becoming his or her property. The owner of the winner will also receive a trophy for permanent possession and trophies will be presented to the winning trainerand jockey. Closed Saturday August 22, 2015 with 27 Nominations. One And One Eighth Miles.
|Wicked Strong (KY)||4/C||L Saez||122||J A Jerkens||5/1|
|Liam’s Map (KY)||4/C||J Castellano||118||T A Pletcher||6/5|
|Commanding Curve (KY)||4/R||S Bridgmohan||118||D Stewart||30/1|
|Bay of Plenty (KY)||4/C||J Rosario||120||K P McLaughlin||10/1|
|Mylute (KY)||5/H||I Ortiz, Jr.||118||T A Pletcher||15/1|
|Coach Inge (KY)||4/G||J R Velazquez||120||T A Pletcher||6/1|
|Effinex (NY)||4/C||J Alvarado||120||J A Jerkens||4/1|
|Protonico (KY)||4/C||J L Ortiz||120||T A Pletcher||12/1|
1st – 7 Effinex
2nd – 2 Liam’s Map
3rd – 8 Protonico
4th – 1 Wicked Strong
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