The Mid-Summer Derby at Saratoga ended with an upset.
Chad Brown’s Good Magic entered the Travers Stakes as the heavy 6-5 favorite after a dominant performance in the Haskell. Today just wasn’t his day at Saratoga.
UAE Derby winner Mendelssohn got a clean break and took an early lead before the 7-1 Catholic Boy stormed up the stretch to win by a handful of lengths. Mendelssohn finished second, followed by Bravazo at third.