Sagamore filly Daring Dancer wins $100,000 stakes race

Garcia guides 3-year-old to victory in Appalachian at Keeneland

April 18, 2014|Sports Digest

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Sagamore filly wins $100,000 stakes race

Sagamore Racing homebred Daring Dancer, a 3-year-old filly ridden by jockey Alan Garcia, won the $100,000 Appalachian Stakes on Thursday at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., in her first start of the year. She completed the 1-mile distance on the turf in 1 minute, 36.04 seconds and paid $12.60. It was Daring Dancer's third consecutive win.

Ripken Baseball: New Zealand and Puerto Rico were added to the international division teams playing in the 15th annual Cal Ripken World Series this summer.

Women's college basketball: Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas was named to the All-Eastern College Athletic Conference first team. … Guard Markeema Crawford signed a national letter of intent to join Towson for the 2014-15 season.

College baseball: UMES senior outfielder Stephen Bull was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week and Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week after going 15-for-22 over five games, including a 10-for-10 run. ... McDaniel sophomore Zach Kronick was named the ECAC Division III South Co-Pitcher of the Week and Centennial Conference Pitcher of the Week.

College football: Morgan State coach Lee Hull named 11 players to the program's players council. They include rising seniors Eme Akonawe, Andrew King, Clarence Swain, Tracy Martin, Robert Council, Christopher Robinson, Cody Acker, Nate Ayers and Micale Smith-Murray. … The Navy game at Air Force on Oct. 4 at 3:30 p.m. will be televised by CBS Sports Network.

Men's college soccer: Former Towson forward Olakunle Banjo and incoming freshman goalie Todd Morton will join the UMBC team in the fall.

College swimming: Stevenson announced it will add men's and women's swimming to its roster of 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports.

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