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Digest: Seeking Treasure sets track record in Dahlia at Laurel Park

Digest: Seeking Treasure sets track record in Dahlia at Laurel Park

Trapped behind a wall of horses, Steven E. Frum's Seeking Treasure found a seam in the deep stretch to split rivals and sprint clear to a record-setting upset of the $75,000 Dahlia Stakes on Saturday at Laurel Park. Ridden by Alex Cintron, subbing for the injured Julian Pimentel, Seeking Treasure ($26.60) hit the wire in 1 minute, 33.99 seconds for 1 mile over a firm turf course, breaking the track record of 1:34.17 set by Sweet Talker in 2006. It was the seventh win from 32 lifetime starts and first in a stakes for Seeking Treasure, a 6-year-old mare who was second by 2 lengths as the favorite in her only previous try over the...

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