Selenite wins $100K Statue of Liberty at Saratoga

Selenite wins $100K Statue of Liberty at Saratoga

Published Aug. 4, 2014 5:06 p.m. ET

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Long shot Selenite outran favored Old Harbor in the final furlong to win the $100,000 New York Stallion Series Statue of Liberty by 1 1/2 lengths at Saratoga Race Course.

Trained by David Donk for owners William Punk and Phil DiLeo, the 3-year-old Cosmonaut filly ran one mile on a firm inner turf course in 1:36.64 and paid $22.60, $8.30 and $6. Old Harbor returned $3.70 and $2.90, and Henry's Gal paid $6.40.

In Monday's co-feature, Mark My Way took the lead on the outside to win the NYSS Cab Calloway by 2 3/4 lengths over Free Mugatu.

Bred and owned by Chester and Mary Roman and trained by Linda Rice, the 3-year-old Noonmark gelding ran one mile in 1:37.57 and paid $5.20, $2.90 and $2.40 as the 8-5 favorite. Free Mugatu returned $3.60 and $2.80 and Social Rebellion paid $3.70 to show.