Seek and Destroy wins the G3 Soaring Softly Stakes at Belmont Park with Kendrick Carmouche aboard.
Seek and Destroy displayed a new running style in her sophomore debut, coming from off the pace to win her first race on turf in the Grade 3, $100,000 Soaring Softly over the Widener course at Belmont Park on Saturday.
In the early stages, Seek and Destroy was second-to-last in the eight-horse field under a snug hold by jockey Kendrick Carmouche while My Galina led the tightly bunched pack in an opening quarter-mile in 22.36 seconds.
Following a half-mile in 45.78, Seek and Destroy began inching her way closer to the front around the far turn with little asking. Carmouche asked his filly for more at the top of the stretch, and…