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Sunday, April 26, 2009

Acting Zippy springs upset in Vincent A. Moscarelli MemorialW

Wilmington, Del., April 25, 2009 - William Don Bennett and Carl Bowling's Acting Zippy posted an upset victory in the opening day feature, the $75,000 Vincent A. Moscarelli Memorial, at Delaware Park today.

With David Cohen astride, the 4-year-old gelded son of City Zip who has a weakness for tacos and donuts, returned $50.40 as the longest shot in the field of nine. The Florida-bred trained by William Don Bennett, who is in his first full year stabled at Delaware Park, notched a 4-length score and covered the six furlongs in 1:08.37.

Secretintelligence, with Jose Caraballo aboard, finished second and it was another ¾-lengths further back to West Coast Flier, with Pablo Morales, in third. The 5-to-2 favorite Rollers, with A.R. Napravnik, finished seventh.

Acting Zippy raised his career record to five wins from 23 starts with earnings of $261,028. The Moscarelli was third victory on the day for jockey David Cohen.

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