08/12/2011 6:24PM

Del Mar: Clear wins debut


The 3-year-old first-time starter Clear won Friday's first race for statebred maidens over six furlongs, despite running erratically at times on the backstretch. Ridden by Joel Rosario, his sixth winner of the week, Clear ($3.20) rallied four-wide and won under a handride over Surplus by 1 3-4 lengths, finishing in 1:09.68.

Clear is by Benchmark and trained by John Sadler. A colt, Clear is by Benchmark. Sadler also trains Surplus.