Wake Up Nick wins Graduation Stakes at Del Mar foxsports Jul 30, 2014 at 9:54p ET DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Wake Up Nick won the $100,000 Graduation Stakes for 2-year-olds by 4 1/4 lengths at Del Mar on Wednesday. Ridden by Mario Gutierrez, Wake Up Nick ran 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:04.49 and paid $3.40, $2.40 and $2.10. He improved to 3-0 for trainer Doug O’Neill. Atta’ Boy Woody returned $3 and $2.20, and Global Magician paid $3.20 to show. Article continues below ... California Chrome won last year’s Graduation, and went on to victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness this spring. FOX Fantasy Auto Form a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes Play Now!