Take the Points gets another G1

Updated: October 10, 2009, 11:04 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- Take the Points was the only Grade 1 winner in the field entering Saturday's Jamaica Handicap and he left the newly anointed Grade 1 race the same way with a mild upset over heavily favored Courageous Cat at Belmont Park.

Settling down after being rank early on, Take the Points struck the front at the five-sixteenths pole and outfinished the perennial runner-up Straight Story by a head to win the $300,000 Jamaica. It was three-quarters of a length back to Courageous Cat, ...

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