Mighty Wins at Churchill Downs
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ Mighty charged between horses in the upper stretch and pulled away for more than a four-length victory Saturday in the $110,900 Iroquois Stakes for 2-year-olds at Churchill Downs.
Mighty covered the mile in a stakes record 1:35.88 for his second win of the year and first stakes victory in six starts. Mighty paid $4.40, $2.80 and $2.40.
Ifitstobeitsuptome battled for the early pace and led the field of seven into the stretch before giving way and returned $6 and $3.80. Nature, an 11-1 outsider, rallied from fifth at the top of the stretch to finish another three lengths back and paid $3.80.
Owned by Adele Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm, and trained by Frank Brothers, Mighty earned $68,758 to increase his career winnings to $157,448.