Merry Meadow wins Belmont's Vagrancy Handicap

Updated: May 17, 2014, 8:21 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Merry Meadow pulled a 6-1 upset in the $150,000 Vagrancy Handicap for fillies and mares on Saturday at Belmont Park.

Rajiv Maragh was aboard for trainer Mark Hennig as the 4-year-old won for the fifth time in 20 starts. Merry Meadow ran 6½ furlongs in 1:17.36 for her first stakes victory.

Merry Meadow paid $14 and $7.20, drawing clear by 3 3/4 lengths. Jane of All Trades returned $13.20 to place.

Five Star Momma was third followed by Kauai Katie, the 2-5 favorite who was the trailer in the four-horse field.

There was no show wagering.

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