08/23/2014 4:18PM

Abaco narrowly prevails in Ballston Spa


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Abaco kept her cool before the Grade 2 Ballston Spa at Saratoga on Saturday, jockey Jose Ortiz Jr. kept his cool during the $250,000 race, and the result was a rallying neck score over Strathnaver in the 1 1/16-mile turf race for fillies and mares.