Flipcup on top in exciting 3-way finish in New York Oaks

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
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by David Mattice

The Finger Lakes card on Saturday concluded with a three horse photo finish in the 28th renewal of the $75,000 New York Oaks. Flipcup scored a narrow victory over a stubborn Alwaysinstilettos and a closing Storied Lady.

The bay filly trained by William Mott completed the one mile and one-sixteenth route in a time of 1:46.55 She was directed to the neck triumph by John Davila, Jr.

The $214,209 earner registered her fourth career victory and paid $4.30, $2.70 and $2.10. Alwaysinstilettos returned $6.80 and $3.50 for finishing second and Storied Lady paid $2.60 for third.

Team Penny Racing, Wachtel Sable and Brous Stable were the winning owners that were presented a trophy by trainer Eileen Muller. Muller won the 2013 running of the annual test for New York-bred 3-year-old fillies with Miss Rubycubes.

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