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Printemps Wins at Hollywood Park

May 7, 2001

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) _ Chris McCarron became the second rider to win a Hollywood Park stakes race in five straight years Sunday.

McCarron guided Printemps to a 1 1/4-length victory over favorite Feverish in the $147,000 Hawthorne Handicap. McCarron has won the Hawthorne Handicap eight times.

The win was the fifth straight for Printemps. The 4-year-old daughter of Hussonet began her career in Chile last March and won five of seven starts in her homeland before being shipped to the United States.

Printemps, who carried 116 pounds, has won seven of nine starts. Sunday’s $90,000 purse raised her career earnings to $224,255.

Printemps paid $5 and $2.20. Feverish returned $2.10. Brianda was third and Cookin Vickie was last.

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