Notebook raced on or near the pace until the stretch, then drew of
Undated (AP) _ Notebook raced on or near the pace until the stretch, then drew off for a 7 1/2 -length victory Monday in the $70,800 Damon Runyon Stakes for New York-bred 2-year-olds at Aqueduct.
Ridden by Jose Santos, the winner, trained by D. Wayne Lukas and owned by Eugene V. Klein, was timed in 1:22 2-5 under 117 pounds for the seven furlongs and paid $3.40, $2.40 and $2.20.
Ballindaggin, 122, ridden by Jorge Velasquez, finished second in the eight- horse field and paid $3 and $2.40. Whodam, 117, E.T. Baird up, was eight lengths behind Ballindaggin and paid $4.20 to show.
Harham’s Scoop, ridden by Rick Evans, charged between horses late in the stretch to score a 1 1/2 -length victory in the $18,000 Ocean Wave Purse at Hawthorne Race Course.
Late To Name nipped Bigloadtocarry for second.
Harham’s Scoop went 6 1/2 furlongs over a sloppy track in 1:17 2-5 and paid $6.80, $3.40 and $3. Late To Name paid $4.80 and $3.80 and Bigloadtocarry paid $2.60 to show.
Capitalist Tool took the lead leaving the backstretch and drew off to a four-length victory over Explosive Tiger in the $16,000 allowance feature for 3-year-olds and up at the Meadowlands.
The 4-year-old son of Riverman, ridden by Luis Diaz, went 1 mile and 70 yards in 1:43 2-5 and returned $14.60 $8.40 and $4.40.
Explosive Tiger was second and paid $4.60 and $2.80 and Salohcin returned $2.80 to show.
Dune’s Pleasure, making her first start since May 9, found racing room in the stretch and beat Cheerful Reward by 2 1/2 lengths in the $15,000 feature at Laurel Race Course.
Jockey Donnie Miller freed Dune’s Pleasure from behind a wall of horses to find racing room in the final furlong of the 6-furlong test. The winner was timed in 1:12 3-5.
Dune’s Pleasure paid $6.80, $3.40 and $2.40. Cheerful Reward paid $2.80 and $2.40 and Swift Appeal paid $2.40 to show.