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Bishop Court Hill Wins US Gr1 Carter Handicap
Melnyk Racing Stable's top sprinting 6YO gelding Bishop Court Hill (Holy Bull-Just Cuz, by Cormorant) led all-the-way & then held on for victory by a neck in the US$300,000 Gr1 Carter Handicap (7 furlongs) at Aqueduct, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Bishop Court Hill (ridden by Jose Santos for trainer Todd Pletcher) defeated 4YO gelding Sir Greeley (Mr Greeley-Worry Not, by Concern) & Big Apple Daddy (Precise End-Clever Actress, by Theatrical). Kentucky-bred Bishop Court Hill had won the Paumonok Handicap at Aqueduct in January & then finished runner-up finish in the Gr3 Toboggan Handicap in March; overall he now has 7 wins in 24 starts for US$470,775 earnings.