Dot Matrix Wins Wednesday’s Featured Gunston Hall Purse
Keeneland Press Release
LEXINGTON, KY (April 25, 2018) – Ten Strike Racing’s Dot Matrix and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan found racing room late and outdueled favored Profiteer to win Wednesday’s featured $80,000 Gunston Hall Purse before 8,557 fans. (Click here for a replay of the race.)
The performance gave Dot Matrix his second consecutive win following his March 24 victory at Fair Grounds and marked the 13th victory of Keeneland’s 2018 Spring Meet for the season’s leading trainer, Brad Cox.
The winner covered 1 mile on a good turf course in 1:39.09.
Dot Matrix is a 5-year-old New York-bred gelding by Freud out of the Gulch mare Aunt Dot Dot. The victory was worth $37,560 and increased his earnings to $247,001 with six wins in 21 starts.
The 7-2 second choice in the field of eight, Dot Matrix returned $9.60, $4.40 and $2.80. Profiteer, the 9-5 favorite, paid $3.40 and $2.60 with Jose Ortiz aboard. Third choice Bondurant finished another three-quarters of a length behind in third under Julien Leparoux and paid $3.
Thursday marks the penultimate day of racing during the spring meet. The nine-race program begins at 1:05 ET.