Fabulous Strike gets his Vanderbilt
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Trainer Todd Beattie and his horse Fabulous Strike's first victory at Saratoga was well worth the wait.
Fabulous Strike, forced to scratch from last year's $250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap due to a foot injury, needed most of the stretch to wear down a stubborn pace-setting Go Go Shoot to win Sunday's $250,000 Vanderbilt by one length. Go Go Shoot, a 15-1 longshot, finished second by 1 1/4 lengths over Kodiak Kowboy. Benny the Bull, Eaton's Gift, and Fatal ...
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