07/29/2010 4:15PM

Del Mar: Rosario leaves it late on Gab Power

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Leading jockey Joel Rosario won Thursday's first race on Gab Power, but it was not one of his more elegant rides.

Sent off at 4-5, Gab Power was last of four on the turn of a starter allowance for 2-year-olds over 5-1 2 furlongs. Rosario was forced to wait behind the leaders for room, eventually finding space on the outside in early stretch. He quickly caught Runaway Wildcat and a fading Success Again to win by three-quarters of a length in 1:04.60.

Gab Power is trained by Peter Eurton.

Rosario began T'hursday's program with 10 wins at the meeting, three more than Rafael Bejarano.