Darby Dan Farm's Kyle's Our Man stalked the leaders into the stretch before gaining a slight advantage, then outfought Oregon and won the $93,300 Nashua Stakes by three-quarters of a length Saturday at Aqueduct.
The winner carried 114 pounds and was ridden by Jerry Bailey.
Oregon, 114 and Craig Perret, raced on or near the lead throughout and finished second in the 11-horse field of 2-year-olds, 1 3/4 lengths ahead of Vouch For Me, 117 and Carl Gambardella.
The victory was the second in six career starts for Kyle's Our Man, who covered 1 1/1 6 miles on a sloppy track in 1:45 2/5 .
Kyle's Our Man earned $55,980 and returned $6.20, $4 and $3 as the favorite. Oregon paid $3.80 and $3.60 and Vouch For Me was $4.60 to show.
Answer Do sets turf mark
INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Answer Do set a North American record for six furlongs on a grass course, scoring a half-length victory in the $84,950 Hollywood Turf Express at Hollywood Park.
Coming out of the middle of the pack, Answer Do was timed in 1:07, clipping two-fifths of a second off the American record set in 1986 by Zany Tactics in the same race.
Jockey Russell Baze had Answer Do, sent off at odds of 30-1, on the inside from the start. It was not until the field of 11 reached the stretch that Baze and Answer Do put on the winning drive.
Long shot Waterscape, ridden by Rafael Meza, finished second.
In scoring the upset victory, Answer Do rewarded his backers in the crowd of 18,000 with $63.40, $29.40 and $12.60. Waterscape paid $18 and $10.60, while Yes I'm Blue returned $6.80.
Homeland, Primetime win
MIAMI -- Heavily-favored Homeland led every step of the way to win the first division of the $40,000-added My Charmer Handicap for fillies and mares at Calder Race Course.
In the second division, Primetime North rode to a narrow victory over fast closing Igmaar. Primetime North was ridden by Wigberto Ramos, who won his fourth race of the afternoon.
Homeland finished two lengths in front of Seaquay in a field of 11 going 1 1/8 miles. Ridden by Heberto Castillo Jr., Homeland was timed in 1:45 2/5 and paid $3.40, $2.60 and $2.40. Seaquay paid $7.60 and $5.40, and Calm Dancer paid $5 to show.
In the second division, Primetime North held off Igmaar by a neck. Primetime North was timed in 1:45 3/5 , and paid $12.80, $5.60 and $5.80. Igmaar paid $11.40 and $7.60. Be Exclusive paid $8.20 to show.
Elegance is victor
NEW ORLEANS -- Elegance, who ran seventh for much of the one-mile race, swung outside for the stretch run and won by a neck in the $32,425 Pago Hop Breeders' Cup at the Fair Grounds.
Elegance outran 11 other 3-year-old fillies in 1:39, returning $7, $4.40 and $3.