St Lads Moxie () scored a nose victory in the Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga on Sunday afternoon.
The six year old mare was making her local debut and though things looked dicey for her early on, St Lads Moxie toughed it out in the outer flow to secure a 1:55 victory while overcoming a first over trip.
piloted the invading mare for trainer . Paints Hall ( ) finished second while Unred Hanover ( ) held on for third.
For St Lads Moxie, the victory in the $15,000 Open was her tenth win in seventeen seasonal tries.
Live racing resumes on Wednesday night with a first post time of 6:45pm.
by Mike Sardella for Saratoga Raceway