Long-shot Wild Dude rallies to win Bing Crosby
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Long-shot Wild Dude rallied to win the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes on Sunday at Del Mar, beating favored Masochistic by 1 1/4 lengths.
Ridden by Flavien Prat and trained by Brian Koriner, the 5-year-old Wild Dude ran six furlongs in 1:09.51 and paid $24.60, $5.20 and $2.60 for his sixth victory in 16 starts.
Wild Dude earned $180,000 to push his total to $724,887. He's owned by Hollendorfer and Green Smith Jr.
Masochistic returned $2.40 and $2.10, and Kobe's Back paid $2.40 to show in the five-horse field.
In the $150,000 California Dreamin' Handicap, long-shot Weewinnin beat Rock Me Baby by a neck.
Ridden by Joe Talamo and trained by Brian Koriner, the 5-year-old Weewinnin ran 1 1/16 miles on the turf course in 1:41.14 and paid $21.60, $9.40 and $6.40 for his fourth win in 11 races.