East Rutherford, N.J. –
Blue Top Holdings Stable’s First Acquital charged to the lead in mid-stretch
before drawing off to a two length score in the $30,000 allowance/optional
claiming feature at the Meadowlands on Saturday afternoon.
Jorge Navarro and ridden by Jose Espinoza for his third winner on the card,
First Acquital paid $17.40, $7.60 and $5.80.
Be My Candy completed the $189 exacta and returned $8.40 to place and
$6.80 to show. It was another length and
a quarter back to Vibrant Worship, who paid $5.40 to show.
6-year-old mare by Volponi from the Louis Quatorze mare Trial Dancer, the New
Jersey-bred First Acquital now sports a lifetime record of 4-2-7 from 31
Thoroughbred racing continues at the Meadowlands on Friday, Oct. 19 – gates
open 11 a.m., first post 2:15 p.m.