The horse was a heavy favorite, and after Saturday’s performance…he let no one down.
Quality Road drew away in the stretch run and easily won te $750,000 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.
The race is the highlight race of the year, in Saratoga.
Quality Road was the prohibitive favorite, with odds at 3-10.
Johnny Velazquez was the jocket. Todd Pletcher the trainer.
Quality Road finished more than four lengths in the lead. Length of the race was a mile and an eighth. Time was 1:50. Winning purse was $450,000.
Quality Road paid $2.60 on a $2 bet to win.
Mythical Power returned $5.90 to place, and Tranquil Manner paid $4.60 to show.
The Woodward was Quality Road’s fourth victory in five starts this season, the third in a Grade 1 race.
No question, this is a top class horse.