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It's a Bird battles to win Lone Star

Updated: May 25, 2009, 9:40 PM ET
By Mary Rampellini | Daily Racing Form

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- It's a Bird had won two major stakes earlier this year by widening lengths. But it was his hard-fought victory over Jonesboro in the Grade 3, $400,000 Lone Star Park Handicap on Monday that might have been his best performance yet.

"He impressed me today with what he did," said Marty Wolfson, who trains It's a Bird for Edmund Gann.

It's a Bird ($3) won the richest race on the Million Day program of six stakes when he edged Jonesboro by a head in a spirited stretch ...

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