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Up With The Birds Wins US Gr1 Jamaica Handicap
At Belmont Park in the US, 3YO colt Up With The Birds (Stormy Atlantic-Song of the Lark, by Seeking the Gold) scored by 0.5-length for trainer Malcolm Pierce in the US$500,000 Gr1 Jamaica Handicap (9 furlongs) for 3YOs, over fellow colts Admiral Kitten (Kitten's Joy-Reachinforthestars, by Grand Slam) & Jack Milton (War Front-Preserver, by Forty Niner). This was Up With The Birds' first Gr1 victory and took his record to 6 wins (including the Listed Woodbine Breeders' Stakes) & 3 placings (including the Gr3 Transylvania Stakes) from 9 starts.