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Stately Victor pulls upset at Blue Grass

Updated: April 11, 2010, 4:21 PM ET
By Marty McGee | Daily Racing Form

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Stately Victor emerged from the pack to run off to the biggest upset in the 86-year history of the Blue Grass Stakes, scoring by 4¼ lengths at 40-1 on Saturday at Keeneland and putting himself in the gate for the May 1 Kentucky Derby.

With Alan Garcia aboard for trainer Mike Maker, and before a near-record ontrack crowd, Stately Victor returned $82.20 with just his second career victory in the Grade 1, $750,000 Blue Grass. Paddy O'Prado, who turned for home with ...

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