No Problem for World of Trouble in the Jaipur

World of Trouble had no problem securing his third consecutive graded stakes win and seventh win in his past eight races, sizzling over a firm Belmont Park Widener turf course June 8 to win the $400,000 Jaipur Invitational Stakes (G1T).

Sent to the front by Manny Franco after breaking from post 6, the son of Kantharos  cleared the field and dropped inside, holding off 6-year-old mare Belvoir Bay, who stalked a length behind. When Belvoir Bay faded, Om mounted a new challenge, but he was no match for World of Trouble, who set fractions of 21.99 and 43.85 before winning the six-furlong contest in 1:06.37 by 1 3/4 lengths as the 2-5 favorite.

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World of Trouble and Manuel Franco. NYRA/Elsa Lorieul photo

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