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Digest: Coastal Sea, Heiko set track records at Laurel Park

Digest: Coastal Sea, Heiko set track records at Laurel Park

Opal Eileen Paul's Coastal Sea was bottled up before budging her way through a seam in mid-stretch and drawing clear under a hand-ride to win Sunday's eighth race at Laurel Park in track-record time. Ridden by Angel Cruz for trainer Tim Keefe, Coastal Sea ($7.20) ran 51/2furlongs in 1 minute, 1 second over a firm Bowling Green Turf Course, breaking the previous mark of 1:01.04 set by Whatsnottolike on Sept. 26, 2012.

It was the fourth record set over the Bowling Green layout this year and second of the day, following 7-year-old gelding Heiko's victory in 1:40.47 for 11/16 miles in the third race....

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