Groupie Doll: winning the Madison by a comfortable three lengthsPICTURE: Matt Wooley/EquiSport
Groupie Doll delightful in Madison at Keeneland
Report: USA, Thursday
Keeneland: Vinery Madison Stakes (Grade 1) 7f, AW, 4yo+ f/m
APPRECIATING the return to Polytrack after a couple of runs on dirt, Groupie Doll (Buff Bradley/Rajiv Maragh) took out the Madison with a comfortable three-length victory over She's Cheeky.
Racing in blinkers for the first time, the homebred four-year-old took over in midstretch before spurting clear to capture the $300,000 contest in which Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint winner could finish only fourth.