Casse Continues Hot Streak With Victory By Souper Tapit In Woodbine’s Eclipse Stakes – Horse Racing News

Patrick Husbands and Souper Tapit (outside) edge Mr Ritz and jockey Eurico Da Silva in Monday’s Eclipse Stakes at Woodbine

Trainer Mark Casse completed a sweep of the Victoria Day long weekend stakes at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Canada, as Souper Tapit prevailed in a photo finish in Monday’s Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes.

With Patrick Husbands aboard, Live Oak Plantation’s homebred Souper Tapit defeated his determined rival Mr Ritz in a head bob at the end of an exciting stretch duel in the 1 1/16-mile feature to earn the lion’s share of the $175,000 purse.

Breaking from the inside post position, Mr Ritz sprinted through along the rail to establish the lead ahead of early leaver Decorated Soldier into the first turn. He…