Betting favorite Exaggerated may have attracted most of the betting dollars but Two Notch Road stole the show in the $60,000 White Oak Farm Stakes for Virginia-bred horses Saturday at Pimlico.
Bred by James Hackman and trained by Glenn Thompson, Two Notch Road captured his first win since last fall’s Punch Line Stakes victory and paid a handsome $27.60 to his backers. A field of eight went to post in the five furlong sprint. The winner, by Partner’s Hero out of Capiana by Capote, gained his sixth lifetime and pushed his lifetime bankroll close to the $400,000 mark.
“He is a 9 year old but has the spirit of a 2 year old,” said Thompson. “We’ll be back to try for a three-peat this fall in Virginia-bred stakes.” The fall Virginia-bred slate is set for September 24th at Laurel.