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Demonstrative surges to win N.Y. Turf Writers Cup
2011 Carolina Cup winner returns to the track
DEMONSTRATIVE CARRIED MATT MCCARRON to victory in the 2010 Raymond G. Woolfe Memorial Stakes at the Springdale Race Course, giving him the 3-year-old title for that year.
Jacqueline Ohrstrom’s Demonstrative charged to the lead in the final furlong and drew clear for a one-length victory in Saratoga Race Course’ $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Handicap (Gr. 1) last Thursday.Irvin S. Naylor’s recent import Charminster, who assumed the lead at the last fence when Divine Fortune fell, finished second, 4 3/4 lengths ahead of Randleston Farm’s Spy in the Sky, the upset winner of the A. P. Smithwick Memorial on Aug. 2. Naylor’s Decoy Daddy finished fourth.Ridden by Robbie Walsh, Demonstrative went off as the 5.80-1 third betting choice and ran the New York Turf Writers’ 2 3/8 miles in 4:33.89 on firm turf.