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Dalton rides Pierrot Lunaire to win in Lonesome Glory Stakes
CAMDENS BERNIE DALTON LISTENS to fellow jockey Ross Geraghty during a conversation at last falls Colonial Cup. Dalton rode Pierrot Lunaire to an upset win in Thursdays $150,000 Lonesome Glory Stakes at Belmont Park.
Mary Ann Houghland’s Pierrot Lunaire jumped to the lead before the final fence of Belmont Park’s $150,000 Lonesome Glory Stakes (Gr. 1) and held off a determined late charge by Spy in the Sky to win by a nose last Thursday. Charminster finished third in the kickoff race of American Steeplechasing’s fall championship season.Aboard for the winning ride was Camden resident Bernie Dalton.The winner had two very strong connections to Lonesome Glory, the Racing Hall of Fame member and five-time Eclipse Award winner.