Glorious Empire Wins the Sword Dancer Stakes, Grade I, at Saratoga

Race 10. Sword Dancer Stakes, Grade I. For three-year-old and up at 1 ½ miles on turf. Purse $1,000,000.

Glorious Empire by winning the Sword Dancer has qualified for the Breeders’ Cup Turf.

Entries:

PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Glorious Empire Julien Leparoux James Lawrence, II 10/1
2 Spring Quality Edgar Prado Graham Motion 4/1
3 Funtastic Jose Ortiz Chad Brown 9/2
4 Hi Happy John Velazquez Todd Pletcher 6/1
5 Highland Sky Manuel Franco Barclay Tagg 12/1
6 Bigger Picture Irad Ortiz, Jr. Michael Maker 8/1
7 Channel Maker Joel Rosario William Mott 5/1
8 Seahenge Wayne Lordan Aidan O’Brien 30/1
9 Revved Up Junior Alvarado Jorge Abreu 15/1
10 Sadler’s Joy Javier Castellano Thomas Albertrani 7/2

 

$2 Wager Paid

Horse Win Place Show
Glorious Empire $33.40 $14.40 $9.80
Channel Maker $8.20 $5.30
Spring Quality $4.70

Hi Happy ran fourth.  Running time- 2:24.41

 

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