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McCraken Remains Undefeated With Sam F. Davis Win

By Margaret Ransom

McCraken winning at Churchill Downs in 2016. Photo: Churchill Downs

McCraken winning at Churchill Downs in 2016. Photo: Churchill Downs

Janis Whitham’s McCraken took another giant step on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (GI) on Saturday with an impressive near last-to-first victory by 1 ½ lengths in Saturday’s $200,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (GIII) at Tampa Bay Downs. The bay Kentucky-bred son of Ghostzapper remains undefeated in four careers starts and added the latest stakes score to his previous wins in the Street Sense Stakes and Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (GII) last year. The Ian Wilkes trainee has now earned $310,848.

Under jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. McCraken… (more)

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