Remember Tax, the horse that ran in this year's Kentucky Derby? The 3-year old gelding didn't fare so well at Churchill Downs, coming in 14th.
He did better in another Triple Crown race, coming in 4th in the Belmont Stakes.
On Saturday, July 27, Tax finally notched another win.
Tax pulls off the upset in the G2 $600K Jim Dandy! pic.twitter.com/AAmPOqwBiz— TVG (@TVG) July 27, 2019
He took the Jim Dandy in Saratoga Springs, New York. It was Tax's second career win.
The purse for the 1-and-1/8 mile race was $600,000. Bettors who picked Tax to win pocketed $11.
Horse racing, like this post, is full of numbers. However, the one that I'm picking as this weekend's By the Numbers winner is 1 in honor of Tax crossing the line in that position yesterday.
Match-up again in a month: Tax held off Tacitus, which came in second in the Belmont Stakes and third in the Kentucky Derby.
The pair is expected to face off again in about a month at the highlight of the Saratoga season, the Travers Stakes on Aug. 24.
In case you're heading up to lovely Upstate New York for that race where Carly Simon and I are sure your horse, naturally, will win, bookmark my earlier post on how to report taxable gambling winnings.
Carly Simon video via YouTube
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