06/25/2006 11:00PM

Colonial Downs: Bright Gold repeats in Buckland

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Bright Gold won the $60,000 Buckland at Colonial Downs for the second straight year, defeating 8-1 shot Beautiful Bets by 1 1/2 lengths.

Ridden by Horatio Karamonos, Bright Gold finished the 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:01.95. and paid $4.20 to win as the favorite.

A 6-year-old trained by Mary Eppler, Bright Gold has won 11 of 30 starts.