Clearly Now, Stanwyck win Belmont's stakes

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Clearly Now and Stanwyck won the $200,000 stakes Saturday at Belmont Park.

Clearly Now beat Forty Tales by 1 1/2 lengths in the Bold Ruler Handicap for sprinters. Jose Lezcano was aboard for trainer Brian Lynch as the 3-year-old improved to 4 for 10. He paid $9.80 to win. The time was 1:21.52 for seven furlongs.

Stanwyck pulled a 21-1 upset, holding off even-money favorite Centring by a head in the Turnback the Alarm Handicap for fillies and mares. Jockey Alex Solis teamed with trainer John Shirreffs as the 4-year-old captured her stakes debut. Stanwyck paid $44.80 for her third win in 10 starts. The time was 1:42.62 for 1 1/16 miles.

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