The winner, trained by Larry Murray and ridden by Carlos H. Marquez Jr., raced the mile and an eighth over firm turf in 1:48 3/5 and paid $30.60, $11 and $5 across the board after scoring by one length.
No Use Denying, the 2-1 second choice, set all the fractions and held on for second, paying $4.80 to place and $3.20 to show and completing the $125.80 exacta. Succeed, the 8-5 choice in the field of seven, finished third, a length and a quarter farther back, and paid $2.60 to show.
Aruban Sandwich , a 4-year-old daughter of Alphabet Soup, shipped in from Maryland to pick up her second victory of the year in four starts. The filly, bred by her owner, broke her maiden on the grass at Pimlico in May.