- Associated Press - Saturday, March 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - La Verdad was the easy winner of the $100,000 Broadway Stakes for New York-bred fillies and mares Saturday at rainy Aqueduct.

The consistent 4-year-old trained by Linda Rice won for the sixth time in eight races. The 4-5 favorite, La Verdad grabbed the early lead and was never menaced to earn her first stakes victory.

Jose Ortiz, the rider in every start, guided her to a 3┬╝-length victory over Hot Rendezvous.

The time was 1:11.55 for the six furlongs in the slop.

La Verdad paid $3.60, $2.50 and $2.10. Hot Rendezvous returned $7.30 and $3.90 while Sunny Desert, last year’s winner of the Broadway, paid $3.10 to show.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide