LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) _ Red Masque beat No More Chads by 1 1/2 lengths Wednesday in the $111,000 Forerunner Stakes for 3-year-olds at Keeneland.

Red Masque, ridden by Jerry Bailey, ran 1 1-8 miles on the turf course in 1:49.150, and paid $12.40, $6.20 and $2.10. No More Chads returned $9.20 and $2.10, and Royal Gem paid $2.10 to show.

Red Masque won for the third time in six starts and earned $68,820 for owner Real Deal Racing.