‘Big Macher’ Wins $300K Bing Crosby Stakes At Del Mar
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DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Big Macher won the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes by a half-length Sunday at Del Mar.
Ridden by Tyler Baze, Big Macher ran six furlongs in 1:08.82 and paid $21.20, $6.20 and $4.40.
Big Macher won in his return from a layoff since April because of a quarter crack in his foot.
Goldencents returned $2.40 and $2.20, while Seeking the Sherif was another 1 1/2 lengths back in third and paid $4.20 to show in the Grade 1 race.
In the co-feature $150,000 California Dreamin’ Handicap, Rock Me Baby won by 3 1/4 lengths under Corey Nakatani.
The 5-year-old gelding ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.88 and paid $6.20, $4 and $2.60.
Starspangled Heat returned $13.60 and $5, while Ethnic Dance paid $3 to show.
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