NEW YORK (AP) -- Rush Now held off Don Dulce by a head on Thursday to capture the $69,580 allowance feature at Aqueduct.
The pacesetter in the mile race with Chuckie Lopez aboard, Rush Now prevailed for his ninth win in 24 starts. The 6-year-old gelding trained by John Terranova II paid $7.10, $2.90 and $2.40 as the 5-2 second choice.
The time was 1:39.01 on the fast track.
Don Dulce, the 4-5 favorite, rallied from fourth to force the photo finish. He returned $2.20 and $2.10. Beautyinthepulpit paid $3.20 to show.