08/16/2014 2:12PM

Crown Queen rules over short field in Lake Placid Stakes


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Crown Queen has some big shoes to fill, trying to live up to the reputation of her older sister, Royal Delta. But the blossoming turf star took another step in that direction Saturday at Saratoga when surging late to register a hard-fought and well-deserved half-length decision over Duff One in the $300,000 Lake Placid.