08/20/2005 12:00AM

Asmussen, Klesaris shippers take six-figure stakes


One Way Flight and Little Miss Zip shipped in from Belmont Park and Saratoga, respectively, to win the two six-figure races for New York-breds at Finger Lakes on Saturday.

One Way Flight, based at Belmont Park with trainer Steve Asmussen, broke on top and never looked back, winning the $128,275 Aspirant for New York-bred 2-year-olds by a widening 13 1/4 lengths.

One Way Flight broke first out of the gate under Brian Peck with even-money second choice Speed of Sound 1 1/2 lengths behind on his inside and 11-1 Nunzionic hustling up just behind the leaders on the outside.

On the turn, Speed of Sound backed out of contention, Nunzionic moved into second, and One Way Flight opened a four-length lead. From then on, it was only a question of by how much he would win.

Speed of Sound re-rallied for the place, finishing two lengths in front of third-place Nunzionic in the field of eight.

One Way Flight cut fractions of 22.33 seconds for the quarter-mile and 45.87 for the half, and finished the six furlongs in 1:10.24. He paid $3.50 and combined with Speed of Sound for a $4.90 exacta.

Little Miss Zip, based at Saratoga under trainer Steve Klesaris, won the $132,575 Lady Finger for New York-bred 2-year-old fillies in a mild upset.

Little Miss Zip set the pace in the three path, was hooked by Oprah Winney in midstretch, and edged clear to win by 1 1/4 lengths. Oprah Winney finished 3 3/4 lengths in front of third-place Doll Baby.

No Reason, the 6-5 favorite, had to check at the start, ran five wide, and never threatened, finishing fifth. Fly to Me stumbled at the start and lost jockey Joe Badamo.

Little Miss Zip, ridden by Norberto Arroyo, ran the six furlongs in 1:10.83 and paid $12.20.

* In between the two six-figure races, Speak Out scored a gate-to-wire upset in the $50,000 Proud Puppy for fillies and mares.

Speak Out beat runner-up Ruby's Rocket by 2 1/2 lengths, with Keesler, the 7-5 favorite, another 4 1/4 lengths behind in third.