Orientate Wins Forego Handicap
Sep. 01, 2002
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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) _ Orientate beat a field that included champion sprinter Squirtle Squirt in the $250,000 Forego Handicap at Saratoga Race Course on Sunday.
Orientate ran the six-furlong Grade I race in 1:15 3-5 and paid $5.60, $3.10 and $2.50. Aldebaran rallied from far back to finish second, two lengths behind, and paid $3 and $2.60. Longshot Multiple Choice also came on late and paid $6.20 to show.
Orientate hooked Squirtle Squirt shortly after leaving the gate and the two set a hot pace.
Squirtle Squirt, who finished fourth, was making his first start since knee surgery.