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Morning Line Wins US Gr1 Carter Handicap
US 4YO entire Morning Line (Tiznow-Indian Snow, by A.P.Indy) score a 1.5-lengths victory in the US$250,000 Gr1 Carter Handicap (7 furlongs) at Aqueduct. Morning Line (ridden by John Velazquez for trainer Nick Zito) defeated fellow 4YO entires Apriority (Grand Slam-Midway Squall, by Storm Bird) & Yawanna Twist (Yonaguska-Twist And Pop, by Oliver's Twist). Morning Line (a US$700,000 yearling at the 2008 Keeneland September Sale) took her record to 4 wins (also including 2010's Gr2 Pennsylvania Derby over 9 furlongs at Philadelphia Park) & 5 placings (including February's Gr1 Donn Handicap over 9 furlongs at Gulfstream Park & January's Gr3 Hal's Hope Handicap over 8 furlongs at Gulfstream Park, plus 2010's Gr1 Breeders' Cup Dirt mile over 8 furlongs at Churchill Downs) from 10 starts for US$1,114,800 earnings.