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2012 Florida Derby Result: Take Charge Indy Springs The Upset

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Take Charge Indy, under the guidance of three-time Kentucky Derby winning jockey Calvin Borel, set a moderate pace and then held off Reveron and Union Rags in deep stretch to win the Grade 1 Florida Derby. Reveron stalked the pace the entire way around the track but couldn't get by the winner in the stretch. Race favorite Union Rags, sent off at odds of 2/5, raced mid-pack early on, got caught in behind horses as he rounded the far turn, was moved to the inside by Julien Leparoux to find space, and made a good late charge to just miss finishing second. El Padrino, second choice at 5/2 on the board, did not threaten the winner and rounded out the superfecta.

Take Charge Indy is a three-year-old son of A.P. Indy out of a Dehere mare (Take Charge Lady). He is trained by Patrick Byrne.

Below are the payouts, internal fractions and splits from Trakus, and the internal splits for Union Rags.

WIN: 3-Take Charge Indy ($17.40, $9.00, 43.60)
PLACE: 9-Reveron ($18.40, $4.00)
SHOW: 6-Union Rags ($2.10)

$1.00 EXACTA: $126.20
$0.50 TRIFECTA: $112.40
$0.10 SUPERFECTA: $58.36
$1.00 DOUBLE: $21.10
$1.00 PICK 3: $76.10

Trakus Fractions:

1/4: 23.68
1/2: 47.78
3/4: 1:12.19
Mile: 1:35.97
Final: 1:48.87

Trakus Internal Splits:

1/4: 23.68
1/2: 24.10
3/4: 24.41
Mile: 23.78
Finish: 12.90

For comparison purposes, here are the Trakus internal splits for Union Rags:

1/4: 23.99
1/2: 24.24
3/4: 24.39
Mile: 23.92
Finish: 12.58