08/06/2016 9:38PM

Bullets Fever stays perfect in Robert Leavitt Stakes

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The 3-year-old Bullets Fever is now 7 for 7 after winning the Robert Leavitt under Arnaldo Bocachica.

Bullets Fever extended his undefeated streak to seven races with an easy win in Saturday night’s $51,050 Robert Leavitt Stakes for West Virginia-bred 3-year-olds at Charles Town.

The Leavitt was the prep for the $75,000 West Virginia Lottery, a seven-furlong stakes that is part of the West Virginia Breeders Classics card on Oct. 8.

Sent to the front in the seven-furlong, two-turn race by jockey Arnaldo Bocachica, Bullets Fever ($2.80) maintained a half-length  advantage over  Castle Bound through fractions of 24.40 and 47.99 seconds. He pulled clear to defeat Castle Bound by 1 1/2 lengths in 1:24.04. North Atlantic, an uncoupled stablemate of Bullets Fever, finished third, 4 1/2 lengths behind the runner-up. The winning time was 1:24.04.

A son of Fiber Sonde trained by Jeff Runco for owner David Raim, Bullets Fever now has won four stakes and $192,999.

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