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Rivals will meet in final Grade 1 chase of the year
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MOSCATO CARRIES MICHAEL MITCHELL to victory in last month’s $100,000 A.P. Smitchwick Chase at Saratoga. The 9-year-old gelding will try to sweep the two Grade I chases at the Spa in Thursday’s $100,000 New York Turf Writers Cup race. (Photo courtesy of NYRA)
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Moscato and Optimus Prime, the 1-2 finishers in last month’s Grade 1 A. P. Smithwick Memorial, will battle once more in Thursday’s Grade 1, $100,000 New York Turf Writers Cup steeplechase at Saratoga Race Course.