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Cutty Shark wins; next up is General George
Cutty Shark wins; next up is General George

Cutty Shark punched his ticket to next month's $250,000 General George Handicap (Grade 3) at Laurel Park with a victory in Friday's feature at Laurel, a $47,000 optional allowance test. Trained by Donald Barr and ridden for the first time by Xavier Perez, Cutty Shark covered 7 furlongs in 1 minute, 23.41 seconds, the same distance as the General George on Presidents Day, on Feb. 16. It was the fifth Laurel score for Cutty Shark, who also finished second in the City of Laurel Stakes and third in the Fire Plug Stakes. Friday he broke sharply, contested the pace between horses and then edged away to win by a neck. The son of Old Fashioned paid $5.40 as the betting favorite and boosted...

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