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Bob Ike’s SA play of the day SEVENTH RACE: No. 9 Mesut (4-1) Lightly raced and improving 4-year-old gelding from the Carla Gaines barn closed stoutly to beat maidens over the downhill course last time and might be able to score right back.
The 5-year-old gelding, who hadn’t raced in 13 months, shot out of the gate to take the early lead in the $100,000 GIII Mr. Prospector Stakes and the only question was who could hold him off through the 6-furlong race.
The 3-year-old gelding had the lead going into the stretch and then cruised to a 2 3/4-length win.
The gray 5-year-old gelding was never more than about three lengths from the lead, took over from Heart to Heart with about a furlong left and won by 1¼ lengths over Lancaster Bomber, who also was second in last year’s Juvenile Turf.
The gelding basically went wire-to-wire, and Vallejo will ask him to go a half-furlong longer here.
First-time gelding gets blinkers today and looks like the one to beat.
The gelding and son of War Pass is four-for-five lifetime and turned in a stellar, under-the-radar performance in the Illinois Derby after most of the three-year-old stars had already booked their flights to Louisville.
At even money in the morning line, the gelding has won his past two races, most recently posting a 3/4-length win in the Tortugas Stakes at Gulfstream on Aug. 19.
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