CONVICT PIKE Puts in Strong Performance to Place in Grade 3 Spiral
Coming off a runner-up effort in the male division of the OBS Championship S. to next out $2 Million UAE Derby-G2 placed Master Plan, CONVICT PIKE made a race of it down the stretch to finish only 1 1/4 lengths back of the win to place in the $500,000 Jack Cincinnati Casino Spiral S.-G3 at Turfway Park. The 3-year-old colt by BROKEN VOW began his rally on the far turn in the 1 1/8-mile event and continued his run through the stretch to make it anybody’s race to the wire. In his last three starts leading up to the OBS stakes, the $130,000 OBS April grad won a Gulfstream Maiden Special Weight going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf by 1 1/2 lengths and placed in turf Maiden Special Weights at Keeneland and Churchill, beaten a combined 1 1/2 lengths. Lifetime record: 7-1-2-2, $108,407. O-Ashbrook Farm. B-Rosemont Farm LLC. T-George R. Arnold, II.