Score Thirty Eight scores Pimlico upset

April 08, 1992|By KENT BAKER

Score Thirty Eight came from just off the pace to take the lead on the final turn as he romped to a 2 1/4 -length upset yesterday in the Pimlico Race Course feature.

Sent off at 12-1 odds, Score Thirty Eight held off the closers, Miracle's Legacy and Standish, to notch his third lifetime win in 17 starts.

Miracle's Legacy, claimed twice and lost via claim by King Leatherbury, held off Standish, who was coming from last, by a head for the place.

NOTES: ESPN began showing replays last night of Arazi's five-length victory in the Prix Omnium II yesterday in his final tuneup for the Kentucky Derby. The race will be shown again on "Thoroughbred Digest" today at 2 p.m., Friday at 2 a.m. and Saturday at 6:30 a.m. and on "Racing Across America-Oaklawn Handicap" Saturday at 6 p.m. ABC also will rerun it on "ABC's Wide World of Sports" Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The colt will be shipped to Churchill Downs a week before the Derby. . . . Thirty-two nominations have been taken for the Federico Tesio Stakes on April 25. Included is John The Bold, winner of the $75,000 Deputed Testamony Stakes last Saturday and owned by Margaret McManus, wife of Jim McKay.

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