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Boisterous Wins US Gr1 Man O' War Stakes
At Belmont Park in the US, former Grand Lodge Thoroughbreds shuttler Distorted Humor (Forty Niner-Danzig's Beauty, by Danzig) added another stakes winner when 6YO entire Boisterous (Distorted Humor-Emanating, by Cox's Ridge) scored by 2.25-lengths for trainer Chug McGaughey in the US$600,000 Gr1 Man O'War Stakes (11 furlongs) for 3YOs+, over 4YO entire Twilight Eclipse (Purim-My Twilight Dancer, by Twilight Agenda) & 6YO gelding Exclusive Strike (Smart Strike-Glaire, by Roi Normand). Boisterous's first Gr1 triumph took his record to 11 wins (also including last-start's Gr2 Monmouth Stakes, Gr2 Red Smith Handicap - twice & the Gr3 Knickerbocker Stakes) & 5 placings (including the Gr1 Manhattan Handicap & Gr3 Ben Ali Stakes) from 25 starts.