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Immortal Eyes takes DeFrancis Dash at Laurel Park

Immortal Eyes takes DeFrancis Dash at Laurel Park

Robert Abbo Racing Stable's Immortal Eyes left the gate in a flash, opened up quickly on his rivals and won the $350,000 Frank J. DeFrancis Memorial Dash handily over the sloppy track Saturday at Laurel Park.

The Fall Festival of Racing program also featured five open stakes races on the turf course plus the Jameela Stakes for Maryland-breds.

Travis Dunkelberger and Immortal Eyes were 63/4 lengths in front of Saturday's Charm at the finish of the De Francis, in a time of 1 minute, 8.47 seconds for the 6-furlong distance. Service For Ten edged long shot Royal Currier to take third.

"It was easy, just like playing," Dunkelberger said. "I never looked around....