Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. rides 4 winner at Belmont
Oct. 08, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Irad Ortiz Jr. rode four winners Wednesday at Belmont Park, including heavily favored Bay of Plenty in the $80,000 allowance feature.
Ortiz moved into third place in the standings with 24 wins at the meet. Javier Castellano is the leader with 27.
Bay of Plenty extended his winning streak to three, beating Mosler by 2 3/4 lengths in 1:36.90 for the mile on the fast track. The 3-year-old trained by Kiaran McLaughlin paid $3.40, $2.70 and $2.20.
Mosler returned $5.70 and $3.40, and Vinceremos paid $2.80 to show.