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Midships wires San Juan Capistrano

Updated: April 19, 2009, 9:28 PM ET
By Steve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

ARCADIA, Calif. -- Left alone on the lead, Midships was unstoppable in Sunday's $196,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap at Santa Anita.

Going a distance of about 1 3/4 miles on turf, Midships was allowed to set a slow pace six furlongs in 1:17.37 and a mile in 1:44.13 and held off a late threat from Spring House to win by three-quarters of a length.

Midships ($4) was timed in 2:49.26 on a 94-degree day, scoring his second consecutive graded stakes win. He won the Grade 2 San Luis Rey ...

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