LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Bit of Both, owned by the partnership of Michael Dubb, Madaket Stables, Darsan, Bethlehem Stables and David Simon, held off Dixieincandyland by a half-length to take Sunday’s featured $78,000 Crestwood Purse.
Florent Geroux rode the winner, who is trained by Mike Maker. A Bit of Both covered 5½ furlongs on a turf course labeled good in 1:03.13.
A 4-year-old daughter of Paynter out of Lizzie K, by High Fly, A Bit of Both was bred in Florida by Darsan and WinStar Farm. Today’s win was worth $36,900 and increased the filly’s career earnings to $350,545 with a record of 14-8-2-1.
A Bit of Both paid $9.20, $4.80 and $3.20. Dixieincandyland, ridden by Tyler Gaffalione, returned $4 and $2.80. Finishing two lengths behind in third was Escapade, who was ridden by Javier Castellano and paid $3.
On Wednesday, racing resumes at Keeneland with an eight-race card that begins at 1:05 p.m. ET.
Keeneland Entries for Wednesday, October 15
Photo: A Bit of Both. Credit: Keeneland/Coady