Undated (AP) _ Duped, the odds-on favorite, held on gamely to post a one-length victory Tuesday over Liz Matizz in the $40,000 Mississippi Mama Purse for fillies and mares at Aqueduct.
The winner, owned by James J. Devaney, carried high weight at 124 pounds and was ridden by Richard Migliore. She covered the mile in 1:382-5 on a fast track, winning for the first time in five starts this season.
Liz Matizz, 121 and Wesley Ward, outfinished the rest in the field of five, beating third-place Frezil, 119 and Richard Kelly, by 101/2 lengths.
Duped earned $24,000 and returned $3, $2.40 and $2.10, while Liz Matizz paid $2.40 and $2.10 and Frezil returned $2.10. ---
Queen’s Statue slipped through along the rail in the stretch to claim a three-quarter length victory over Indian House in the $13,000 Machina Purse at Pimlico Race Course.
The Maryland-bred 4-year-old filly finished the mile and one-sixteenth course in 1:45 2-5 with jockey Tony Vega.
Queen’s Statue paid $7.40, $4, and $2.80 as second choice in a field of eight fillies and mares.
Indian House paid $17.80 and $6.20, while Tumina, which finished another length behind, paid $2.40. ---
Hail The Lady caught Erin’s Dunlos just before the wire and won the feature race at Hialeah Park by a neck.
Ridden by Alexis Solis, Hail The Lady was timed in 1:46 and paid $14.40, $7.20 and $6.20. Erin’s Dunlos paid $11.80 and $6.00, with Mama Carol in third to pay $4.80 to show.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Russell L. Reineman Stable’s Silvery Honey scored her third consecutive victory, outlasting Weekend Delight by a neck in the $22,800 Betz Purse at Keeneland.
The five-year-old daughter of Silver Series, carrying the top weight of 121 pounds, ran the six furlongs in 1:10 3-5. Jockey Earlie Fires had flown to Lexington from Miami especially for the race.
Silvery Honey returned $3, $2.40 and $2.20. Weekend Delight, ridden by Charles Woods Jr., paid $3 and $2.40. Shamrock Boat, with Eugene Sipus Jr. up, paid $3 to show.
The first four finishers of the Betz Purse are nominated to Keeneland’s $50,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes April 17. ---
CHICAGO (AP) - Doc’s Singer powered into command on the far turn and drew out to a 41/2 -length victory in the $22,-220 Jinxed Purse at Sportman’s Park.
That’s An A One finished strong to take second by 11/4 lengths over Jon’s Good Turn. Different Star, the 8-to-5 favorite, was fifth in the field of 10 Illinois-registered fillies.
The winner, ridden by Carlos Silva, ran the six furlongs over a fast track in 1:13 3-5 and paid $7.80, $3.80 and $3.80 to her backers in the crowd of 8,547.That’s An A One returned $4 and $3.20. Jon’s Good Turn was $4.40 to show. ---