Posted November 17, 2012 on
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Goldencents led from start to finish to win the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot on Saturday.
Goldencents, ridden by Kevin Krigger and trained by Doug O'Neill, beat Bern Identity by three-quarters of a length, running 1 1/16 miles in 1 minute, 44.89 seconds. The winner paid $7.20 in the field of nine 2-year-olds.
Mylute was third.
Goldencents, the morning-line 5-2 favorite, earned 10 points in the ''Road to the Kentucky Derby'' series. Touch Magic earned four points, Mylute received two, and Hightail one.
Goldencents, partially owned by Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino's RAP Racing, was making his third career start.
''This is the best 2-year-old I have ever sat on,'' Krigger said. ''To come into this type of race with this type of horse, I have been waiting my entire career for a horse like this. This horse is very professional. He's never rank and never does anything wrong.''
Goldencents finished second at the ...
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