Called to Serve wins Discovery Handicap at Big A

Updated: November 17, 2012, 4:24 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Called to Serve beat the heavy favorite, Willy Beamin, by 43/4 lengths to win the $150,000 Discovery Handicap for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct on Saturday.

Called to Serve, the 7-2 second choice, surged to the lead in the deep stretch after Willy Beamin tired after setting a reasonable pace. Willy Beamin, the winner of the King's Bishop at Saratoga in August, was the 3-5 favorite in the Discovery Handicap.

Joel Rosario was aboard for trainer Nick Canani as Called to Serve earned his third win in 10 starts. The time was 1:49.77 for the 1 1-8 miles on the fast track.

Called to Serve paid $9.60, $3.60 and $2.40. Willy Beamin returned $2.40 and $2.10, and Stephanoatsee paid $3.10 to show.

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