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Eye Luv Lulu closes 2013 with a bang
Rosie My Way stays on a roll
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KIRKWOOD STABLES GRADUATE Awesome Vision used a third place finish in the Alex M. Robb Stakes at Aqueduct to raise its earnings to more than $345,000 for owner West Point Thoroughbreds. - photo by Photo courtesy of NYRA
Eye Luv Lulu spent the final day of its 2-year-old campaign in the winners’ circle at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York.The graduate of Donna Freyer’s Custom Care Equine in Camden won for the second straight time with a half-length victory in a $62,000 allowance race on New Year’s Eve day for trainer Carlos Martin who had Phil Teator in the saddle.The gelded son of Pollard’s Vision was never worse than third in the starting field of seven which went 5 1/2- furlongs on Aqueduct’s inner track before taking the lead at the top of the stretch and staying there. The final time was 1:05.80.Eye Luv Lulu broke its maiden at second asking on Nov. 28, also at Aqueduct. In three career starts, the gelding has two wins and a fourth while having earned $67,200 for owner/breeder Donald Newman.The day after Christmas saw some leftover presents for CCE graduates in New York and Maryland.On Dec. 26 at Aqueduct, Force Multiplier, then a 3-year-old gelding, won for the second time in 12 career trips to the starters’ gate by taking a $25,000 claiming race for trainer David Jacobson who gave Christopher DeCarlo a leg up for the one mile race on the inner track.Force Multiplier was never worse than third and was never headed after six furlongs en route to the three-length victory which took 1:39.72.The son of Johannesburg has earned $54,414 from 17 starts with two wins and a pair of thirds.That same day at Laurel Park in Maryland, then-4-year-old gelding Untamed won a $42,000 allowance race at seven furlongs on the dirt for trainer Claudio Gonzalez.