07/28/2010 4:18PM

Saratoga: Woodbine invaders dominate Lake George


Woodbine shippers swept the first three positions in the Grade 2, $150,000 Lake George.

Roger Attfield sent out Perfect Shirl (9th, $20.60) to win the 1 1/16-mile turf stake for 3-year-old fillies, and he also trains third-place finisher No Explaining.

Exclusive Love, a 57-1 shot trained by Mark Casse, had the lead in the stretch but couldn't hold off Perfect Shirl, and settled for second.

Perfect Shirl won by three-quarters of a length under John Velazquez. She became the fourth turf stakes winner produced by her dam, Lady Shirl, whose other black-type winners include Shakespeare, a $1.2 million earner including the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic and Woodbine Mile.

The trifecta linking the Canadian contingent returned $6,103.