Ten Strike Racing’s Lucky Move posted an upset victory in the $100,000 Obeah Stakes on the opening day card at Delaware Park today. The Obeah is the local prep for the Grade II Delaware Handicap to be run on July 11th.
With Roberto Rosado aboard, the daughter of Lookin At Lucky won by a 1 1/4-lengths and returned $87.60 as the second longest-shot in the field of eight. The exacta, with second choice Vault the runner-up, returned $217.10 for a buck.
Vault, with Florent Geroux, finished second. It was another a three lengths farther back to the even-money favorite Lady Apple, with Ricardo Santana, Jr., in third. Lucky Move covered the mile and a sixteenth in 1:42.28 on a fast main track.
The Obeah Stakes was the first career stakes victory for the New York-bred conditioned by Juan Carlos Guerrero. She raised her career record to 5 wins from 27 starts with earnings of $264,573.
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