HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hymn Book won the $500,000 Grade 1 Donn Handicap on Saturday, holding off a field that also included Preakness winner Shackleford and Belmont champion Ruler On Ice.
Hymn Book ran 1 1-8 miles in 1:49.16 and paid $1, $7.80, and $5.60. Mission Impazible was second and returned $9.20 and $5.80. Redemeemed was third, paying, $4.60.
Trickmeister set the pace followed by Shackleford with Hymn Book running well behind for most of the race. The 6-year-old made a push around the far turn racing five wide and then finished strong down the stretch edging Mission Impazible by a nose at the finish.