Kimberlite Pipe, who had not hit the board in five previous starts this year, is owned by John D. Gunther and trained by Michael Wright Jr.Kimberlite Pipe paid $18.20, $8.20 and $8. Aslaaf returned $8 and $7. Major Omansky paid $14.20.(Chart, Equibase)
Canadian invader Kimberlite Pipe went gate-to-wire Saturday to capture the $150,000 Robert F. Carey Memorial Handicap (gr. III) at Hawthorne by a half-length.The 6-year-old son son of Take Me Out skipped along to fractions of :23.95 and 47.21, en route to a winning time of 1:35.94 for the one-mile test on the turf. Ridden by Christophe Emigh, the winner held off the rallying Aslaaf, who was a half-length in front of Major Omansky, who was stalking Kimberlite Pipe. Favored Mystery Giver was eighth.