Nyquist Kicks Clear For Dominant Best Pal Victory

by | 08.08.2015 | 7:31pm
Nyquist runs off with the Best Pal Stakes.

Reddam Racing LLC's Nyquist put away his rivals at the top of the Del Mar stretch and won eased up in Saturday's Grade 2, $200,000 Best Pal Stakes.

Ridden by Mario Gutierrez, the bay colt took charge on the far turn and pulled away for a dominant victory, his second win in as many starts.

Swipe was second, and Annie's Candy was third. Final time for the six and a half furlong race was 1:16.84.

Doug O'Neill trains Nyquist, who won by a head over Annie's Candy in his debut June 5 at Santa Anita.

Nyquist is by freshman sire Uncle Mo out of Seeking Gabrielle (Forestry). Bred in Kentucky by Summerhill Farm, Nyquist was purchased by agent Dennis O'Neill for $400,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select Sale this past March.

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