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…