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Honor Code Wins Gr1 Metropolitan Handicap
At Belmont Park in New York, 4YO entire Honor Code (A.P. Indy-Serena's Cat, by Storm Cat) scored by 3.75-lengths for trainer Shug McGaughey in the US$1.25 million Gr1 Metropolitan Handicap (8 furlongs) for 3YO+, over fellow 4YO entire Tonalist (Tapit-Settling Mist, by Pleasant Colony) & 6YO gelding Private Zone (Macho Uno-Auburn Beauty, by Siphon). This was the first Gr1 victory for Honor Code who took his record to 5 wins (Gr2 Remsen Stakes) and 2 placings from 8 starts for US$1,308,260 earnings. Honor Code's victory earned him an automatic entry into the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile on 30 October.