NEW YORK (AP) -- Mariel N Kathy held off Anna Sophia by a nose on Wednesday in the $89,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares on the turf at Belmont Park.
Mariel N Kathy and jockey Luis Saez set the pace and were pushed hard in deep stretch to fend off an inside challenge from Anna Sophia. A 3-year-old trained by Dominick Schettino, Mariel N Kathy improved to 3 for 13. The time was 1:34.83 for the one mile on the firm course.
Mariel N Kathy paid $7.20, 4.30 and $3. Anna Sophia returned $6.20 and $3.90 while Ready Signal paid $6.50 to show.