Royal Squeeze took the lead entering the stretch and went on to beat Tiger Blood by 1 3/4 lengths in Sunday's $75,000 Jeblar Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
Mylute finished third, another half length back in the seven-furlong dirt stakes for 3-year-olds and up. Hy Riverside and Zulu, the 4-5 favorite, followed in the five-horse field.
Royal Squeeze, at 7-1, won in 1:22.10 on the track listed as fast.
Tyler Gaffalione rode Royal Squeeze for trainer Ralph Nicks and owner Newtown Anner Stud.
Royal Squeeze, a Florida-bred, is a 5-year-old non-gelded son of Wildcat Heir. The win was Royal Squeeze's fourth in 15 career starts.
5 -ROYAL SQUEEZE 16.40 5.00 5.60
3 -TIGER BLOOD 3.60 3.80
2 -MYLUTE 6.80
$2 EXACTA 5-3 PAID $53.80; $1 TRIFECTA 5-3-2 PAID $96.10; 10 CENT SUPERFECTA 5-3-2-6 PAID $15.56.