Sunday, October 28 2012
ACTION ANDY NIPS IL VILLANO IN THE FRANK J. DE FRANCIS MEMORIAL DASH
LAUREL, MD. 10-27-12---Robert Gerczak’s Action Andy rallied strongly and just made it to the wire in time in a thrilling finish with Il Villano, winning out by a whisker in a photo finish to take the $350,000 Frank J. DeFrancis Memorial Dash, the feature on the Fall Festival of Racing program.
While making it two straight victories after prevailing in the Maryland Million Sprint Handicap three weeks earlier, Action Andy officially won by a nose under Horacio Karamanos while running six furlongs in 1:10.61 .
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