Capeside Lady beat Bending Strings by five lengths Saturday in the $300,000 Molly Pitcher Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Monmouth Park. Capeside Lady, ridden by Chris DeCarlo, covered the 1 1-16th miles on a muddy track in 1:41 2/5 and paid $5, $3 and $2.40.. The Todd Pletcher-trained filly won for the fourth time in six career starts at Monmouth. Bending Strings returned $3.40 and $2.60, and Emerald Earrings paid $3.80.
Spend A Buck Stakes
In the $60,000 Spend A Buck Stakes, Network beat Alexandersrun by two lengths. Ridden by Joe Bravo and owned and trained by Eddie Broome, the 3-year-old Network covered 1 1-16th miles over a muddy track in 1:43 2/5 and paid $7.20, $3.80 and $3.40. Alexandersrun returned $6.60 and $5, and Miracle Man paid $4.40 to show.