“Making his stakes debut against a stellar field of turf sprinters, Stratford Hill ran down pacesetter Great Attack late to score the $100,000 Shakertown (gr. IIIT) (VIDEO) by a half-length April 16 at Keeneland.
It was the fourth consecutive win for Stratford Hill, a Florida homebred of Eugene Melnyk. John Velazquez guided the 4-year-old A.P. Indy colt to victory for trainer Todd Pletcher in a final time of 1:03.90 for 5 1/2 furlongs on a yielding turf course.

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