Kenneth Taylor's Xtra Heat handed Gold Mover her first career defeat, winning the $110,100 Atarita Stakes (gr. II) by a neck Sunday at Belmont Park. Under Mark Johnston, the John E. Salzman-trained Xtra Heat completed the 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:16.71 on a fast track.
Notes from Belmont Park for Staurday's Breeders' Cup Preview card.
Serena's Tune, the first foal out of champion Serena's Song, finished a troubled fifth as the odds-on choice in a five-horse allowance race Wednesday at Belmont Park. Second wagering choice Shop Here won by 6 1/2 lengths over Diablo's Girl.
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