Dank proved much the best in her Grade/Group 1 and American debut, running off in the G1, $750,000 Beverly D. Stakes at Arlington Park Saturday.
The four-year-old daughter of Dansili found her best stride late under Ryan Moore and pulled clear by 4 1/4 lengths over fellow import Gifted Girl. Longshot Ausus was third. Favorite Marketing Mix lost a photo with Ausus to finish fourth.
The final time for the 1 3/16-mile race was 1:53.38.
Dank, owned by James Wigan and bred by London Thoroughbred Services, captured her sixth win in 11 starts for trainer Sir Michael Stoute.The final time for the 1 3/16-mile race was 1:53.38.
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