Comandante wins Big A's Alex M. Robb Stakes
Dec. 28, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Comandante extended his winning streak to three with a pacesetting victory Saturday in the $100,000 Alex M. Robb Stakes for New York breds at Aqueduct.
Cornelio Velasquez guided the 3-year-old gelding to a 4½-length victory over 19-1 shot Moneyinyour Pocket. Comandante, trained by Todd Pletcher, improved to 4 for 14.
The time was 1:44.15 for 1 1/16 miles on the fast track.
Comandante paid $5.10, $3.80 and $2.30 as the 3-2 second choice. Moneyinyour Pocket returned $9.90 and $3.80, and even-money favorite Awesome Vision was third, paying $2.10.