Bigger Is Better wins Shipman Stakes at Saratoga

Posted at: 07/22/2013 6:58 PM
By: Anna Didio

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Bigger Is Bettor won by a head in a four-horse battle to the wire to take the $100,000 Evan Shipman Stakes at Saratoga Race Course for horses bred in New York.           

Joe Rocco Jr. rode the Rodrigo Ubillo-trained 5-year-old, who ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:51.07 and returned $25.20, $9.60 and $4.40. Favored Awesome Vision paid $3.80 and $2.70 and Readthebyline, third of six, paid $2.60 to show.           

Bigger Is Bettor earned $60,000 for owners Chester and Mary Broman.

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