12/09/2002 12:00AM

Beulah: Mercer U scores

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GROVE CITY, Ohio - Mercer U. ($5) took command entering the second turn and held off Dinkers Pride for a 1 1/4-length victory in the $40,000 Glacial Princess Stakes.

The victory in the 1 1/16-mile Glacial Princess, for Ohio-bred 2-year-old fillies, was the second in five career starts for the Mike Wykoff-trained Mercer U. and it was her first stakes score. Huber Villa-Gomez, the meet's leading rider, was aboard Mercer U., who covered the distance in 1:48.79.