NEW YORK -- Late Starter overcame a stumble at the start and finished strongly to beat Citizen Wells by 11/4 lengths on Friday in the $65,660 allowance feature at Aqueduct.
Jose Ortiz guided the 4-year-old gelding trained by Rick Dutrow to his third win in 15 starts. The time was 1:50.15 for the 1 1-8 miles.
Late Starter paid $5.10, $3 and $2.50. Citizen Wells returned $5.40 and $4.30 while Idle American paid $4.90 to show.
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