09/10/2004 11:00PM

Delaware Park: 'Ebony' breezes


Ebony Breeze, the odds-on favorite, rallied from last to first to win the Grade 3, $200,300 for fillies and mares by three lengths over Umpateedle.

Ebony Breeze ($3.60) sat sixth through the opening half-mile of the six-furlong race under Herberto Castillo Jr., accelerated five-wide on the turn, and blew by the leaders in midstretch. She was timed in 1:09.73.

* Loving ($4.40) won the $75,000 DTHA Owners' Day Handicap by 3 3/4 lengths over Distinct Vision. Country Be Gold, slightly favored over Loving though both were 1.20-1, was another four lengths behind in third. Ridden by Mario Pino, Loving ran the 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.43.

* In the $75,000 George Rosenberger Memorial, Pino got Mystery Itself ($11.60) to outfinish odds-on favorite Misty Sixes in a long stretch duel to win by a head.

Mystery Itself ran the 1 1/16 miles over firm turf in 1:42.35. Lady Cheyne was another 2 3/4 lengths back in third.