DRAIN THE CLOCK wins the seven furlong event as the betting favorite. Ridden by Edgard Zayas, trained by Saffie Joseph, Jr., and owned by Slam Dunk Racing, Madaket Stables LLC, Wonder Stables, and Michael Nentwig.
DRAIN THE CLOCK broke fast out of the gate, but conceded the lead to POPPY'S PRIDE, who would set the pace through fractions of 22.48, 45.27, and 1:10.27. DRAIN THE CLOCK keeps a stalking trip until there's only three furlongs left to run. He takes command and opens up five lengths on the field easily, widening before crossing the wire. There were no late threats. 35-1 shot KING'S OVATION ran on for second, with ULTIMATE BADGER third. The final time was 1:23.29.
DRAIN THE CLOCK paid $4.20 to win, $3.00 to place, and $2.40 to show. DRAIN THE CLOCK is by MACLEAN'S MUSIC out of MANKI by ARCH. He improved to four wins in just five starts, and earned an Equibase Figure of 94 with this victory.