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Saturday, May 26 2012


CONTESTED HEADS FIELD OF SIX FOR ACORN


ELMONT, N.Y. – Contested will head a field of six sophomore fillies trying for Grade 1 glory Monday afternoon at Belmont Park in the 82nd running of the Grade 1, $300,000 Acorn.

The Acorn will be run as race 9 on the 11-race holiday card, which also features the Grade 1, $400,000 Ogden Phipps Handicap for fillies and mares, the Grade 2 $200,000 Sands Point for 3-year-old turf fillies, and the highlight of the afternoon, the Grade 1, $750,000 Metropolitan Handicap. Together, they comprise a $500,000 Guaranteed All Graded Stakes Pick 4, beginning with the Sands Point in race 7.





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