06/09/2008 12:00AM

Bernie Blue repeats in Slipton Fell

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Bernie Blue ($2.80), left as the lone speed following three scratches, set an uncontested soft pace of 50.04 seconds and 1:14.16 en route to a 3 3/4-length victory in the $75,000 Slipton Fell Handicap at Mountaineer Racetrack. In winning the mile-and-70-yard race for the second straight year, Bernie Blue covered the distance in 1:43.36.