Sunshine City Goes Gate To Wire In Miss Gracie At Gulfstream

Eight days after going gate-to-wire under claiming conditions, Philip DiCosmo’s Sunshine City repeated that performance by leading throughout to win the $75,000 Miss Gracie by 3 ¾ lengths over e Five Racing Thoroughbred’s Tik Tok Famous at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

Sunshine City, a 3-year-old filly by Creative Cause out of the War Front mare, Object, went to the front and was never headed under jockey Leonel Reyes, setting fractions of :23.60, :47.29 and 1:10.38 before covering the firm 7 ½ furlong turf course in 1:28.16.

It was the third consecutive victory by Sunshine City, who has won four of six turf starts since being claimed by Bobby Dibona for $35,000 in February during Gulfstream’s Championship Meet.

Sunshine City returned $4.40. The filly has now won six of 15 starts – five of 11 on the turf – and more than $160,000.

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