2023 Sycamore Stakes: Bold Act Sets Stakes Record

Bold Act produced a stunning finish to capture this 2023 Sycamore Stakes for Charlie Appleby. It was a timely victory for Appleby who will be hoping for even more success in the 2023 Breeders’ Cup.

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Sycamore Stakes

Grade 3, 1 and a half miles, turf, open to horses aged three and over. Total prize pool: $300,000

  1. Bold Act +350
  2. Cellist +1500
  3. Limited Liability +800

Winning time: 2:28.08

In what was a fast and furious renewal of the Sycamore Stakes, the race took a bit of time to spring into life with Cellist and Channel Maker doing all of the early running. As the field hit the far turn, a wall of horses had gathered in behind ready to launch their challenge. 

For Bold Act, his fate was left to the racing gods, with half a dozen horses in front of him and short of racing room he would need several gaps to appear. 

With the pace starting to collapse, Bold Act was able to pick a seam up the inside rail and gradually shuffled his way forward. 

Making one last push, Jamie Spencer was able to push Bold Act wide and fired him through a gap on Cellist’s outside. He was able to draw alongside deep inside the final furlong and sprinted on by. 

2023 Sycamore Stakes Race Video


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With just twenty yards left to run, the move would prove to be decisive and Bold Act would get up to win by a length. 

Cellist would have to settle for second with Limited Liability finishing fast back in third. 

2023 Sycamore Stakes Race Payouts

1Bold Act$7.76$4.84$3.90
2Cellist $13.60$8.56
3Limited Liability  $4.76

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