Favored Fappie's Notebook Wins Seminole Handicap

Fappie's Notebook rallied to beat General Grant by half-length Sunday in the $75,000 Seminole Handicap at Hialeah Park.

Ridden by Abdiel Toribio, Fappie's Notebook ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.66 on the fast track and paid $6, $4.80, and $3.60. General Grant returned $17.40 and $11, and Rize paid $4.20 to show. The winning exacta combination returned $133.

It was the first stakes victory for Fappie's Notebook, a 4-year-old son of Notebook bred and owned by Marjorie and Irving Cowan. He has finished out of the money only once in 11 starts, winning five races with four seconds and a third. He has earned $211,855. The Florida-bred is trained by Emanuel Tortora.

Second betting choice Takhodha Hills finished fourth, followed by Testing, Brushing Up, Bravo Bull, High Security, and U So Bad. (Chart, Equibase)

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