“Never Retreat found a yielding turf to her liking when she swept past the leaders in the stretch and cleared off for a 1 3/4-length win in the $200,000 Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland April 16 (VIDEO) .
The Jenny Wiley is usually a contentious early-season turf event for older filly and mares and this year’s 1 1/16-mile renewal was no exception. Never Retreat was overlooked at odds of 7-1 in a field of 10 despite her strong victory as the favorite in the Honey Fox Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park in her most recent start March 5.