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Digest (Aug. 17): Bye Bye Bertie soars to win at Laurel Park in second start

Digest (Aug. 17): Bye Bye Bertie soars to win at Laurel Park in second start

Bye Bye Bertie, owned by Jerry Romans, Charlie Spiring and Zoom & Fish Stable, continued trainer Hamilton Smith's strong summer meet by soaring to a 5½-length front-running triumph Friday at Laurel Park . Bye Bye Bertie ($4.40) jumped to a quick lead in her second career start in the $40,000 maiden special weight for 2-year-old fillies. ... When it comes to multiple stakes winner Whirlin Curlin, trainer Kieron Magee is hoping new surroundings will rekindle old form in today's $75,000 Star de Naskra Stakes at Laurel Park. The Star de Naskra for 3-year-olds and the $75,000 Miss Disco for...

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