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Lady Sabelia among three stakes winners at Laurel Park

Lady Sabelia wins the $100,000 Willa On the Move on Saturday. Dec. 5, 2015, at Laurel Park by beating Disco Chick by 1 3/4 lengths.
Lady Sabelia wins the $100,000 Willa On the Move on Saturday. Dec. 5, 2015, at Laurel Park by beating Disco Chick by 1 3/4 lengths. (Maryland Jockey Club)

Mrs. Frank P. Wright's Grade 2 winner Lady Sabelia added the $100,000 Willa On the Move to her resume Saturday with a 13/4-length victory over Disco Chick while covering 6 furlongs in 1minute, 10.17 seconds. It was Lady Sabelia's 10th career win and seventh at Laurel Park. The 5-year-old mare, by Majestic Warrior, has earned $665,465 for Wright. Trained by Robin Graham and ridden by Horacio Karamanos, Lady Sabelia raced third behind a 0:22.62 opening quarter set by long-shot Dallas Cowgirl before moving to the lead with a three-wide move around the turn. "Around the turn she wanted to go and I didn't want to stop her," Karamanos said. Lady Sabelia won the Fritchie (G2) in February before finishing off the board at Keeneland in the Madison (G1) in April. The mare came back from a six-month layoff Nov. 1 to win the Pumpkin Pie at Belmont by 71/2 lengths. "She's a pleasure to train. She's wonderful," Graham said. "She seems to be coming back great, wonderful."In other stakes races:

Matthew Schera's Vorticity, purchased for $220,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale in May, ran down Take of E Dubai above the eighth pole and then held off Never Gone South to win the $100,000 Marylander by three-quarters of a length. Vorticity, a son of Distorted Humor trained by James Lawrence and ridden by Victor Carrasco, covered the 7 furlongs in 1:24.63. Favored Never Gone South was second and Runningfromthefeds third. It was Vorticity's third career start. The colt debuted Oct. 10 at Laurel before breaking his maiden at Aqueduct on Nov. 8.

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•Cash is King's Cathryn Sophia, a 123/4-length winner in her debut at Parx on Oct. 30, made it look even easier Saturday when she drew away down the stretch to a 161/4-length victory in the $100,000 The Gin Talking. A daughter of Street Boss ridden by Roberto Rosado and trained by John Servis, Cathryn Sophia, who went off as the 1-9 favorite, covered the 7 furlongs in 1:2317. Prognosis was second and Thundering Sky was third. "This is a really nice filly," Rosado said. "I just sat there."

3/4-length score over Disco Chick while covering six furlongs in 1 minute, 10.17 seconds. … Matthew Schera's Vorticity ran down Take of E Dubai above the eighth pole and then held off Never Gone South to win the $100,000 Marylander by three-quarters of a length. Vorticity covered the seven furlongs in 1 minute, 24.63 seconds. … Cash is King's Cathryn Sophia rallied down the stretch to a 16 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 The Gin Talking Stakes and covered the seven furlongs in 1 minute, 23.17 seconds. … Sunday's Rainbow 6 carryover at Laurel Park will be $32,805.25. Laurel's nine-race program has a first race post of 12:25 p.m.

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Redskins' Jackson probable; Browns call up Jennings

Wide receiver DeSean Jackson is probable for the Washington Redskins' game against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night after missing Saturday's practice with an upper respiratory illness. The Redskins waived safety Trenton Robinson with an injury designation after he tweaked his hamstringJay Gruden . Robinson was replaced on the roster by linebacker Carlos Fields, who was signed from the team's practice squad. Linebacker Mason Foster is expected to start in place of Perry Riley Jr., who is out with a broken bone in his right foot.

More NFL: The Cleveland Browns signed wide receiver Darius Jennings (Gilman) from the practice squad.

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Men's college soccer: CCBC-Essex sophomore midfielder Guillermo Almirall (John Carroll) was named to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I All-America second team. … Arcadia freshman forward Bradley McKim (Calvert Hall) was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Mid-Atlantic Region third team.

American Professional Basketball League: Torey Fassett (Atholton) scored 15 points to lead the host Bay Area Shuckers (4-1) to a 107-84 win over the Manhattan Pride (1-4).

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