Slim Shadey prevails in John Henry

Slim Shadey and jockey Garrett Gomez
Garrett Gomez guides Slim Shadey to the wire in the John Henry Turf Championship.
Share This Story


ARCADIA, Calif. (AP)

fall racing photos


Racing season is already in the stretch drive. View photos.

Slim Shadey led all the way in winning the $150,000 John Henry Turf Championship by 2-1/4 lengths at Santa Anita on Sunday.

Ridden by Garrett Gomez, Slim Shadey ran 1-1/4 miles in 1 minute, 59.17 seconds and returned $8.40 for a $2 win bet.

Turbo Compressor, trained by Todd Pletcher, was second as the 3-2 favorite. Interaction was another 1-1/2 lengths back in third.

Trainer Simon Callaghan said Slim Shadey's next start will be in the Breeders' Cup Turf on Nov. 3 at Santa Anita.

The victory, worth $90,000, increased the 4-year-old gelding's career earnings to $508,600.

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by

More Than Sports on MSN

Fox Sports Store