NEW YORK (AP) Willy Beamin and Beautiful But Blue won the $125,000 stakes for New York bred 3-year-olds on Sunday at Belmont Park.
Wily Beamin beat Brigand, the 1-2 favorite, by four lengths in the Mike Lee. Mike Luzzi was aboard for trainer Rick Dutrow as Willy Beamin extended his winning streak to four. Returning on only three days of rest, Willy Beamin ran the seven furlongs in 1:22.44, paying $7 to win as the 5-2 second choice.
Beautiful But Blue was also a dominant winner, defeating Fiftyfour Forever by 3 1/4 lengths in the Bouwerie for fillies. Junior Alvarado rode for trainer Tom Bush as she won for the fourth time in eight starts. Beautiful But Blue paid $12.60 to win. The time was 1:23.72 for the same distance.