Fort La Roca Wins Belmont Feature
NEW YORK (AP) _ Fort La Roca led from start to finish Wednesday, prevailing by 2 1/4 lengths at the finish of Wednesday’s $44,000 allowance feature at Belmont Park.
Fort La Roca, ridden by John Velazquez, went 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:16 1-5 in besting Ordained, who was another 3 3/4 lengths ahead of Rainstick.
Fort La Roca’s first victory in seven starts this year was worth $26,400 for owners Wayne Carse and Donald R. Dizney. The winner paid $7.30, $4.20 and $2.90, Ordained returned $5.70 and $3.30 and Rainstick was worth $2.80.