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Vyjack wins the Big A's Gotham Stakes

Updated: March 2, 2013, 6:38 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Vyjack remained unbeaten on his way to the Kentucky Derby, rallying for a 21/4 length victory in the $400,000 Gotham Stakes for 3-year-olds on Saturday at Aqueduct.

The gelding trained by Rudy Rodriguez is now 4 for 4, all at Aqueduct. The Gotham victory was worth 50 qualifying points for the Derby.

"We thought maybe this horse could take us there," Rodriguez said. "So far, he's proven he belongs with this kind. Hopefully, he can keep going."

Joel Rosario was aboard ...

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