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Nefertini wins Big A's Go For Wand Handicap

Updated: November 23, 2012, 8:50 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Nefertini dug in to hold off Willet by a neck in the $196,000 Go For Wand Handicap for fillies and mares on Friday at Aqueduct.

The 4-year-old, trained by Alan Goldberg and ridden by Alan Garcia, raced to her fifth win in 10 career starts. Nefertini closely tracked Fantasy of Flight, the pacesetting 3-5 favorite, before taking charge at the top of the lane. Willet ranged up to challenge in midstretch, but could not overtake the game winner.

The time was 1:35.80 for the ...

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