05/08/2010 2:29PM

CD: 1st 4 Sat. races in the books


No surprises in any of the first 4 on the 11-race Sat. card, which is being run under mostly cloudy skies and in chilly temps, altho it took 4 races for a fave to finally prevail. Diplomatic Code ($3.60), B.Hernandez Jr. up for meet-leading trainer S.Margolis, was an easy winner of the 4th after breaking sharply; he was wheeling back in 10 days and taking a bold drop. Ended an early $2 pick 4 that paid an overlaid $715 after winners of 3-1, 9-2, and 3-1 to start the program.

There are 24 MTP for the 5th, and Dear Jesse (#3) is a lukewarm 5-2 choice in a field of 9 nickel fillies and mares.