04/09/2010 1:18PM

Aqueduct: Favorite wins opener!

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  Stop the presses! Another favorite has won at The Big A!

  Cherokee Gem (1st, $5.20) caught long shot pacesetter Windy Corner in the stretch and edged clear over the sealed "good" track, with the exacta coming back $59.50 on the two entrants with the top wet-track Tomlinson ratings - 431 and 440, respectively.

  Heading into race 2, favorites stand at 29 for 57 (50.8%) at the spring meet.