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Lemon Drop Kid Wins at Belmont

September 20, 1998

NEW YORK (AP) _ Lemon Drop Kid passed favorite Yes It’s True in the final strides to register a half-leangth win in Sunday’s 109th running of the Futurity at Belmont Park.

Lemon Drop Kid, ridden by John Velazquez, covered the mile in 1:37:2 on the fast track. The colt by Kingmambo from the Seattle Slew mare, Charming Lassieto, earned the $90,000 winner’s share of the $150,000 purse for Jeanne G. Vance with his second win in four lifetime starts.

The winner returned $14.80, $2.60 and $2.10. Yes It’s True paid $2.10 and $2.10 and Medievil Hero was $2.10.

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