Protonico (4, c, Giant’s Causeway/Alpha Spirit) went wire to wire on Saturday in the G3 Ben Ali Stakes at Keeneland pulling away in the stretch to win by 5 lengths. His final time of 1:48.79 for the mile and one eighth race was a new track record. Protonico now has 5 wins in 10 lifetime starts and earnings of $590,507. He was bred in Kentucky by International Equities Holding, Inc. and races for Sumaya U.S. Stable.