Undated (AP) _ Manhasset Stable’s Ride Sally nosed out the favorite, Tiltilating, with a driving finish at Aqueduct to win Thursday’s inaugural running of the $53,160 Amerigo Lady Stakes for 3-year-old fillies.
The win before a crowd of 10,041 was the fifth in 19 starts this year for Ride Sally, who carried 114 pounds with Angel Cordero Jr. and beat five challengers through the six furlongs in 1:10 2-5.
Tiltilating, 114, with Jorge Velasquez up, was 21/4 lengths ahead of Flying Heat, 114 and Robbie Davis.
Ride Sally earned $32,160 and paid $5.20, $2.60 and $2.20. Tiltilating returned $2.40 and $2.20 and Flying Heat was $3.40 to show.
Four horses went down in a spectacular spill in the seventh race at Rockingham Park, sending jockeys Ismael Gonzalez and Mark Slavin to the hospital with undetermined injuries.
Big Time Coming, ridden by Slavin, was in front in the 51/2 -furlong race when he broke his left front leg near the three-eighths pole. Lithographer, with Staci Normandin up, fell over Big Time Coming, followed by Deb’s Best Friend, handled by Gonzalez and K.C.’s Treasure, ridden by Rodolfo Baez.
Baez and Normandin apparently were unhurt. Gonzalez complained of pain in his rib cage and Slavin with lower back pain.
Big Time Coming was destroyed.
Whiddon came on to edge Calabrese Miss for the victory and paid $32.40, $10.40 and $12.60. Calabrese Miss returned $6 and $5.20 and Hello Hero $5 to show.
Northern Ice and Incite finished in a dead heat in the $15,000 Even Break Purse at Laurel Race Course.
Incite, ridden by Ronnie Franklin, held a narrow advantage entering the stretch before Northern Ice, with Jimmy Edwards aboard, gained ground on the outside to deadheat Incite at the wire in 1:25 1-5 for seven furlongs.
Incite paid $4.40, $5.20 and $4.20, while Northern Ice returned $2.80, $3.60 and $2.60. Little Shotgun finished a length back and was worth $5 to show.
Windy Market carried Jim McKnight to his second win of the card in the $13,105 Exhibitionist Allowance at Churchill Downs.
The 3-year-old Arkansas-bred colt took an early lead and sped up in the stretch to beat favorite Dusty Proof by 21/2 lengths.
The colt sprinted the six furlongs in 1:10 4-5, which was a second off the meet’s fastest time. He paid $12.20, $4.60 and $2.60.
Dusty Proof returned $3.80 and $2.40, and Captive Force was another 21/4 lengths back and was $2.60 to show.
Cerussite, ridden by Alex Solis, was rallied in the stretch drive and drew away to win the $30,000 feature race Thursday at Hollywood Park. Cerussite finished three lengths in front of Pautivo, ridden by Ray Sibille. Rafael Meza and Nadripour finished another two necks back in the 11/8 -mile turf race for horses 3 years old and up.
Cerussite broke out of the gate and quickly dropped to fifth. He then moved to the outside, took the lead by a head going into the stretch and ran away from the field.
Pautivo, carrying 117 pounds, saved ground going into the stretch and edged Nadripour for second.
Also carrying 117 pounds, Cerussite ran the distance in 1:481-5 to defeat six rivals and win $16,500, increasing his career winnings to $107,360. Sent off the fourth choice, Cerussite paid $19, $8.40 and $5.80. Pautivo returned $4.20 and $3.40, and Nadripour paid $11.20 to show.