Monday, April 23 2012


RICE, VELASQUEZ, DRAWING AWAY WIN BIG A’S SPRING MEET TITLES


OZONE PARK, N.Y. – The battle for the training title at Aqueduct Racetrack’s spring meet came down to the final race on closing day, with favored Thisskysabeauty and jockey Cornelio Velasquez rallying through the stretch Sunday to give Linda Rice a 13-12 victory over Rudy Rodriguez.

Velasquez, who had already sewn up the jockey title, finished with 24 wins to take his second straight spring meet title. David Cohen was second with 20 victories and Eddie Castro third with 18.





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