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Smiling Tiger dominant in Count Fleet

Updated: April 15, 2011, 1:30 AM ET
By Mary Rampellini | Daily Racing Form

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Smiling Tiger reiterated his standing as one of the nation's most elite sprinters Thursday at Oaklawn Park, when he swept to a commanding, 2 1/2-length win in the Grade 3, $200,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap.

"That was beautiful," said Jeff Bonde, who trains Smiling Tiger for Alan Klein and Lebherz Racing.

Bonde said Smiling Tiger could run next in either the Grade 2, $300,000 Churchill Downs on May 7, or the Grade 1, $500,000 Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont ...

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