Global Power notches front running score in Sussex Stakes
Luch Racing Stable’s Global Power made every pole a winning one in the $100,000 Sussex Stakes at Delaware Park today.
The 4-year-old son of Pulpit notched a neck victory and returned $19.00 for the win. With Abel Castellano aboard, the Kentucky-bred conditioned by Thomas Amoss cut early fractions of :47.83 for the half mile and 1:11.47 for the three-quarters mile before completing the mile and a sixteenth in 1:41.62 on a firm turf course.
Slip and Drive, with Joseph Rocco Jr., finished second and it was another half length further back to Abilio, with Alan Garcia, in third. The 6-to-5 favorite in the field of seven, Utley with Alex Cintron, finished fifth.
Global Power raised his career record to five wins from 13 starts with earnings of $199,745.