Morrow Cove easily wins Monmouth Park feature

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Associated Press

Posted on July 15, 2012 at 5:31 PM

Updated Sunday, Jul 15 at 5:32 PM

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Morrow Cove drew off in the stretch to score an easy win in the $75,000 Serena's Song Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday, beating Moment In Dixie by 4¾ lengths.

Trained by Todd Pletcher and ridden by Paco Lopez, the 3-year-old filly ran the mile and 70 yards over a fast track in 1:43:69 and returned $9.80, $3.80 and $3. It was the third win in five career starts for Morrow Cove, who has now earned $104,360.

Moment In Dixie paid $2.60 and $2.20, while Ainsley was three lengths back in third and returned $3.60.

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