Boisterous doubles up in G3 Knickerbocker H.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Winner of the 2011 Knickerbocker H. (G3), Distorted Humor's 5-year-old son Boisterous repeated his feat with a two-length victory in the 1 1/8-mile contest Oct. 13 over Belmont Park's inner turf course.

Besides his pair of Knickerbockers, Boisterous also has laid claim to the Grade 2 Red Smith H., Grade 3 Fort Marcy S., and the Three Coins Up S.

A perennial top-10 sire, Distorted Humor currently ranks seventh on the North American Sire list, with  more than $6.5 million in progeny earnings.

Boisterous bided his time along the inside in fourth through an opening half-mile in 49.37 seconds, was shuffled back to sixth through three quarters in 1:13.98, tipped outside nearing the quarter pole, and readily kicked past his rivals when set down by jockey Jose Lezcano. He got the nine furlongs in 1:50.26.

“He broke very good and I got the position I wanted. In the middle of the turn when everybody moved, I still had a hold,” said Lezcano. “I didn’t get shuffled back; I let them go. I didn’t want to move yet. When I swung out, he gave me the kick I expected him to give me. He finished very good.”  

“He runs good over this course. He’s been third in two Grade 1s here, and this is four races he’s won over this course,” said Buzz Tenney, assistant to winning trainer Shug McGaughey. “(Jose Lezcano) got him in a good position early in the race, and I think that’s the key with him. I think he likes to get in position early, be patient, and find a hole to finish through.”

Boisterous is 8-1-2 in 20 total starts. The $90,000 winner’s share of the Knickerbocker purse lifted his earnings to $646,390.

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