, left with more ground to make up than usual, closed in, but it was Budroyale by 1 1/4 lengths at the finish.
The stewards watched the videotape for nine minutes before deciding not to disqualify Cat Thief
, ruling it was Straight Man, ridden by David Flores, who started the chain reaction.
Garrett Gomez - who rode two winners, as did Corey Nakatani and Alex Solis - sent Love That Red inside the hurried pace-setter Five Star Dayto take a short lead in mid-stretch, and held off Straight Man by a neck with Cat Thief
a head farther back.
got into house through unlocked patio door.
This is the most fun I've ever had, right here,'' the 64-year-old said shortly after winning the $4 million Classic with Cat Thief
, the 3-year-old son of Storm Cat who'd won just once in 11 starts in 1999 and three times in 18 starts in a career of near-misses before this.
September 10 - A thief
used a pole to reach through the letterbox of a house and hooked the keys to a car.
That would be a win by Cat Thief
, third in the Kentucky Derby, and a third by Charismatic, the Derby winner.
CONTACT: Brighouse Police Station, Bradford Road Telephone: 01484 405251 or call Crimestoppers on 0800-555-111 LOWER S : Residents are advised to dial 999 if they catch a sneak-in thief
in the act.
Since losing her laptop 18 months ago to a thief
who broke into her car, Miami computer consultant Sandra Hernandez Adams uses encryption devices to protect the data on her machine.