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Divine Park upsets Commentator at Belmont Park

Updated: May 26, 2008, 9:45 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin thought enough of Divine Park to run him in a Grade 1 race off a nine-month layoff. While that didn't work out last December in the Malibu at Santa Anita, McLaughlin's decision to run Divine Park in another Grade 1 just 26 days off his career-best race did.

Taking advantage of a hot pace duel between even-money favorite Commentator and First Defence, Divine Park rallied from sixth to win Monday's $600,000 Metropolitan Handicap by two lengths before ...

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