Unusual Suspect upsets Cougar II

Updated: August 6, 2009, 12:56 PM ET
By Steve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

DEL MAR, Calif. - Unusual Suspect pulled an upset in Wednesday's $150,000 Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar, outfinishing Richard's Kid by a nose in the Polytrack race at 1 1/2 miles.

The win carried an automatic berth to the Breeders' Cup Marathon at 1 3/4 miles on the main track at Santa Anita on Nov. 6 through the Breeders' Cup's Win and You're In program.

But after the Cougar II Handicap, trainer Barry Abrams said he was more interested in starting Unusual Suspect in the $250,000 ...

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