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Tangent Scores Narrow Win at Del Mar

August 30, 1985|Associated Press

DEL MAR — Tangent rallied through the stretch and scored a narrow victory in the $40,000 feature race for older fillies and mares Thursday at Del Mar.

Ridden by New Zealander Greg Childs, Tangent finished a head in front of Foggy Moon, ridden by Bill Shoemaker. Avenger Mist, ridden by Laffit Pincay, was third, another half-length back.

The 5-2 favorite in the race, Lady De Saron, ridden by Rafael Meza, never got into contention and was sixth in the 10-horse field.

Tangent was clocked in 1:28 4/5 for 7 1/2 furlongs and paid $23.60, $10.80 and $6.

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