Saturday, October 11, 2008
Aspiring Nick turns table on Bunker Hill in Dover Stakes
WILMINGTON, DELAWARE, October 11 - With Mario Pino astride, Aspiring Nick scored a hard fought nose victory to turn the tables on his nemesis Bunker Hill, with Jose Lezcano, in the $75,000 Dover Stakes at Delaware Park today. The 8-to-5 favorite in the field of seven, Ask Joe ridden by Rafael Mojica, finished third nearly 3 ¼-lengths behind the top two.
In their previous two meetings, Bunker Hill defeated Aspiring Neck with the most recent being a hard fought head victory in the $100,000 Go for the Green Stakes at Delaware Park on September 13.
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