NEW YORK -- Brigand cruised to a 4½-length victory over Bigger Is Bettor in the $61,000 allowance feature in the mud at Belmont Park on Thursday.
Ramon Dominguez was aboard for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert as the 3-year-old won for the third time in 10 starts. The time was 1:37.10 for the mile.
Brigand paid $3.10, $2.40 and $2.10. Bigger Is Bettor returned $3.50 and $2.90, and Pure Attitude paid $7.40 to show.
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