Sunday, July 14, 2013
My Jopia wins Belmont's closing day feature
NEW YORK -- My Jopia edged Sweet and Lovely by a neck on Sunday in the $74,000 closing-day feature at Belmont Park.
New York racing shifts on Friday to Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Irad Ortiz Jr. was aboard for trainer Dominick Schettino as the 4-year-old got her fourth win in 11 starts. The time was 1:09 for the six furlongs in the race for fillies and mares on the turf.
My Jopia paid $16.40, $7.20 and $4.10. Sweet and Lovely returned $5.70 and $3.60. Ballistic Sue, the 7-5 favorite, paid $3 to show.