Tuesday’s Racing Roundup
Undated (AP) _ Glorious Light gave jockey Donald Miller, Jr. his fourth winner of the program by capturing the $12,600 True North Purse at Laurel Race Course Tuesday.
The 3-year-old colt provided trainer Ron Alfano with his third winner by completing six furlongs in 1:11 2-5 while finishing three lengths ahead of Ripple’s Hope. Afton, the favorite in the field of seven, finished another two lengths farther back in third.
Glorious Light paid $6.40, $4.60 and $3;.Ripple’s Hope returned $6.60 and $3, while Afton was worth $3 to show.
Harham’s Scoop, making his first start of the year, defeated Par Hasard and All Of A Sudden in a close finish of the $20,000 Billy Rogell Purse at Hawthorne.
Ridden by Gerland Gallitano, the 4-year-old gelding paid $18.20, $6.60 and $2.60 and covered the six furlongs in 1:11 4-5.
Par Hasard returned $5 and $2.60, while All Of A Sudden was $2.10 to show.
Woodsman took an early lead and pulled away from Satyrically down the stretch for a three-length victory in the $19,980 No No Billy allowance at Churchill Downs.
The victory was worth $13,663 for owner Anthony Spezzano and boosted the 5- year-old gelding’s career earnings to $134,258.
Woodsman, ridden by Mike Manganello, covered the 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:17 and paid $3.60, $2.80 and $2.20. Satyrically returned $7.60 and $2.20, while Ossian Greene paid $2.20 to show.