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CCE-developed Awesome Bet second in $500,000 Super Derby
Comet Jameela
COMET OF LOVE CARRIED Ricardo Chiappe to victory in Saturdays $60,000 Jameela Stakes at Laurel Park. She was developed at Camdens Custom Care Equine. - photo by Photo courtesy of Maryland Jockey Club/Jim McCue
Awesome Bet, developed in Camden at Kip Elser’s Kirkwood Stables, finished second behind Prayer for Relief in Saturday’s $500,000 Super Derby at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans. Awesome Bet is a 3-year-old colt by Awesome Again - Ellie's Moment, by Kris S. He came into Saturday’s feature at the Fair Grounds following a fifth-place finish in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby, also won by Prayer for Relief, on Aug. 8. Earlier in the summer, he won the $100,000 Barbaro Stakes at Delaware Park.