Discussion

Alajma wins Carolina Cup steeplechase

Updated: March 30, 2013, 6:45 PM ET
Associated Press

CAMDEN, S.C. -- Alajmal surged at the end, pulling away in the final yards to win the Carolina Cup steeplechase Saturday.

The 5-year-old gelding, ridden by Ross Geraghty, won the 2 1/8-mile steeplechase in 4:04.2. Fog Island was 1½ lengths back in second, while Forgotten Man was an additional 5 3/4-lengths back in third.

After starting mid-pack in the field of seven starters, Geraghty asked Alajmal to go to the front at the 10th of 11 fences as the pair tracked down Fog Island. ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE HORSE RACING HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM