Red Crescent stormed to the lead entering the stretch and went on to win by 9 ¼ lengths over Charlie the Greek in Saturday’s ninth and feature race at the Gulfstream Park West meet, which is run at Calder.
Manolete finished third in the one mile and 70 yard dirt race for Florida-breds 3-years-old and up. The race was an allowance with a $37,000 purse.
Red Crescent won in 1:44.96 on the track listed as Fast.
In the seven-horse field the odds were 2-1 on Red Crescent, 9-5 on favorite Charlie the Greek and 5-2 on Manolete. The $2 exacta paid $19.20.
Roberto Alvarado Jr. rode Red Crescent for trainer Manny Estevez and owner Equine Investment Inc.
Red Crescent is a 4-year-old gelded son of Overdriven.
The win was just his second in 16 career starts. He also has three second place and three third place finishes.
Red Crescent Wins GP West Feature