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Moscato tracks down Optimus Prime; wins $100,000 Smithwick
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JACK FISHER SWEPT both of this week’s jump races at Saratoga. On Thursday, he saddled Moscato in the $100,000 A.P. Smithwick Stakes which came a day after his win with Snap Decision in the Jonathan Kiser Novice Stakes. Fisher leads the National Steeplechase Association training standings with six wins in 2020.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. --- Bruton Street’s Moscato ran down Optimus Prime in deep stretch, overtaking him from the far outside in the final sixteenth to win Thursday’s Grade 1, $100,000 A.P. Smithwick Memorial in the first graded steeplechase race of the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course.