Sunday, November 16, 2008
RUNNING RICH NOTCHES THIRD STRAIGHT VICTORY AT GOLDEN GATE FIELDS
ALBANY -- Running Rich recorded his third straight impressive victory at the 2008 fall meeting when he ran away to a four-length score in the $39,240 allowance feature at Golden Gate Fields Saturday.
Ridden by Roberto Gonzalez and trained by Kent Molinaro, Running Rich came from just off the pace to win the one-mile allowance test for 3-year-olds and up in 1:36.26. Sydney Again took second by two lengths over Gabriel's Hill
Running Rich, who was coming off a pair of wire-to-wire triumphs in 1 1/16-mile races, paid $5.00 as the 3-to-2 favorite in Saturday's main event. Owned by Jerry Vaugh,
Running Rich earned $25,740.
Running Rich, a 4-year-old colt by Richly Blended, has eight victories in 20 career starts as well as three seconds and three thirds. Running Rich was bred in California.
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