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Johnny Eves wins blanket finish in Underwood

Updated: November 23, 2008, 12:59 AM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Johnny Eves, winless since his victory last December in the Grade 1 Malibu Stakes, broke a seven-race losing streak with a hard-fought victory on Saturday at Hollywood Park in the Grade 3, $108,400 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes for sprinters.

Johnny Eves ($9) prevailed in a race that found the first five finishers separated by 1 1/2 lengths. After looming three paths wide at the quarter pole to challenge the leaders, Johnny Eves won by one length over Northern Soldier, ...

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