A horse bred by Queen Elizabeth II gained a race at Pimlico on Saturday, two days after the British monarch died following seven many years on the throne.
West Newton, a 6-year-old gelding, rallied from sixth place to win by a half-length on the observe in Baltimore. He ran 1 1/8 miles on turf in 1:52.12 within the $36,000 race. The gelding was ridden by Forest Boyce and educated by Richard Hendriks.
West Newton is out of the mare Queen’s Prize, additionally bred by the late monarch.
The victory was value $21,000 for proprietor Upland Flats Racing. West Newton paid $16.20 to win on a $2 guess.
The gelding started his profession in England. West Newton had most lately competed over hurdles. It was his fourth win in 19 profession begins.
The queen died Thursday at age 96.