LEXINGTON, Ky. – Castleton Lyons’ Brooke Marie took the lead out of the starting gate and held off a late challenge from Honey I’m Good to win the $93,000 Woods Edge Purse allowance for fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up, Thursday afternoon.
Trained by Eddie Kenneally and ridden by Adam Beschizza, Brooke Marie won the race by a half-length and covered 5½ furlongs on a turf course labeled as good in 1:03.69.
The victory came in the first start for Brooke Marie, a 5-year-old daughter of Lemon Drop Kid, since she won an allowance race here in April. Brooke Marie received $55,800 for today’s performance and improved her career record to 12-4-3-1 with earnings of $236,230. The Keeneland sales graduate is out of the Giant’s Causeway mare Mamasez.
Brooke Marie paid $15.60, $7.40 and $4.40. Honey I’m Good, ridden by Gerardo Corrales, returned $9 and $5. Finishing a neck behind in third was favored Lady of Luxury and jockey Francisco Arrieta, who paid $3.40 to show.
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