12/02/2012 12:52PM

Charles Town: Lopez, Casey, and Taylor Mountain combine to sweep West Virginia Futurity

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Jockey Antonio Lopez, trainer James W. Casey, and owner Taylor Mountain Farm swept both divisions of Saturday night’s West Virginia Futurity at Charles Town, winning with 3-2 second choice Cinderella’spalace in the colts and geldings division and 9-1 outsider Queen’o’daball in the fillies division.

Both races for West Virginia-bred 2-year-olds were worth $62,862 and were contested at seven furlongs.

Cinderealla’spalace ($5) rallied from sixth to prevail by a one length over 16-1 longshot Roy’s Song. He was able to complete his winning move despite Lopez dropping his whip in midstretch.

Third in his first start against winners in the Nov. 10 Tri-State Futurity, Cinderella’spalace covered the distance in 1:28.26 for his second win in 4 lifetime starts.

Two races later, Queen’o’daball ($20.20) led a parade of longshots across the wire when she surged from sixth to cruise to a 5 3/4-length score. She ran nearly a second faster than the males, completing seven furlongs in 1:27.56.

Landon Did It, second at 14-1, and 40-1 shot Golden Style completed a trifecta that paid  $3,103.40 for $2.

The first two choices in the betting, 6-5 favorite Flirting Song and 7-5 Dixieland Silk, finished sixth and seventh.