Shadwell Turf Mile: The biggest news in the Horse Racing world from this past weekend came from Baltimore, as the filly Swiss Skydiver pulled off a significant upset and outraced Authentic to the finish line at the 145th running of the Preakness Stakes. She became just the sixth filly ever to win the Preakness, and the first since 2009. However, there were other big races going on, with a slate of graded stakes at Keeneland Race Course on Saturday and Sunday.

Let us take a look at the results and weekend odds with winning figures provided by racebook.

Weekend Odds Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes

This is a one-mile turf race with a $1 million purse, part of the Keeneland’s Fall Stars weekend. Winners get instant qualification for the Breeders’ Cup Mile in November. Such champions as Perfect Soul, Wise Dan, Itsallgreektome, Steinlen and Gio Pnti have won this race. The record time is 1:33.72, set by Altibr in 2000. Here’s the order of finish from Saturday:

  1. Ivar (Paid $30.80 to win, $12.40 to place, $8.80 to show on a $2 bet)
  2. Raging Bull ($4.40 to place, $3.40 to show)
  3. Without Parole ($5.40 to show)
  4. Casa Creed
  5. Flavius
  6. Parlor
  7. Bowies Hero
  8. Analyze It
  9. Born Great

Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity

This race offered an instant qualification into the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, which will also take place at Keeneland in a little over a month. Essential Quality ran away from the pack, winning by 3 ¼ lengths, after settling in behind Upstriker in the early going. He made his debut in September, winning a six-furlong maiden special weight race on September 5 as part of the undercard to the Kentucky Derby. He won by four lengths – and stretching him out to 1 1/16 miles on Saturday did not test him. Here’s the order of finish:

  1. Essential Quality ($5.80 to win, $4.20 to place, $3.20 to show)
  2. Keepmeinmind ($27 to place, $9 to show)
  3. Superstock ($5.40 to show)
  4. Upstriker
  5. Founder
  6. Calibrate
  7. Dixie’s Two Stents
  8. King Fury
  9. Notary

Sunday, October 4

Juddmonte Spinster Stakes

This 1 1/8 mile race for fillies and mares at least three years old has taken place each year since 1956 at Keeneland. The winner gets a guaranteed entry in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff. Notable winners include Azeri, Banshee Breeze, Inside Information, Bayakoa and Princess Rooney. The record is 1:46.77, set in 2008 by Carriage Trail, and the record margin of victory is 12, dating back to 1988 when Banshee Breeze ran away with the whole thing. Check out the final results:

  1. Valiance ($14.80 to win, $5.60 to place, $2.80 to show)
  2. Ollie’s Candy ($4 to place, $2.40 to show)
  3. Shedaresthedevil ($2.20 to show)
  4. Lady Kate
  5. Saracosa
  6. Our Super Freak

Bourbon Stakes Weekend Odds

This race caters to two-year-old turf specialists and runs 1 1/16 miles. The winner gets a guaranteed entry at the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf next month. Some prestigious winners here include Gio Ponti, Interactif and Twilight Meteor. The course record is 1:42.42, dating back to Gateman’s win in 1999. The record margin of victory is 11 ¼ lengths, set by Stage Call in 2001. Check out the final results:

  1. Mutassabeq ($6 to win, $3.80 to place, $3.60 to show)
  2. Abarta ($10.60 to place, $7.60 to show)
  3. Nathan Detroit ($7.60 to show)
  4. Into the Sunrise
  5. Arrest Me Red
  6. Private Island
  7. Spyglass
  8. Barrister Tom
  9. Blame the Booze
  10. Indy Tourist
  11. Really Slow

Give an EDGE to your weekend odds with the expert racing advice provided by Horse Racing Tote’s. Until Next Time!