John Poe Wins Amateur Rider Race at Laurel
Updated: Saturday, November 9, 2002 7:36 PM
Posted: Saturday, November 9, 2002 7:36 PM
In the annual Amateur Riders of America race Saturday at Laurel Park, John Poe, an exercise rider for Ben Feliciano, Jr., guided Flirting to a one-length victory over Cynics Quest for trainer Jimmy Murphy.
Flirting, the 6-5 favorite, paid $ 4.20 and covered the 1 1/16-mile maiden race in 1:48.35.
Now in its the 15th year, the Amateur Riders Club of America Series is the brainchild of Daily Racing Form art director Pierre (Peb) Bellocq, allowing amateur jockeys a chance to ride in actual races at some of the world's top tracks.
On Friday's Laurel Park card, Danielle Hodson guided Nothing But to victory in the ARCA Women's Race.
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