04/30/2010 11:00PM

Dynaslew allowed to loaf on lead in Beaugay


Taking full advantage of a paceless field, Dynaslew controlled slow fractions from the get-go under Eibar Coa and sprinted home to win Saturday's Grade 3, $100,000 at Belmont Park.

Making her graded stakes debut, and second start for trainer Seth Benzel after an allowance win at Gulfstream Park to start her 4-year-old campaign, Dynaslew broke alertly from post 6 and moved inside through an easy first quarter in 25.87 seconds.

Dynaslew remained in front through measured fractions of 50.98 and 1:14.37 while prompted by Miss World, then drove clear when set down in the lane to win by 3 1/4 lengths over Scolara.

Chestoria was along late to finish third. My Princess Jess, the 2009 Beaugay winner, was fourth after a wide trip.

Dynaslew, a Dynaformer filly owned and bred by Live Oak Plantation, ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.39 over a firm inner turf course, and paid $8.90 as the third choice, improving to 4-3-0 from 10 career starts.

Baletti rallies to take Fort Marcy

The Grade 3, $100,000 for males played out quite differently in terms of pace, as Baletti produced an explosive rally through the stretch to nail Dynamoor in the final strides.

Baletti, a 6-year-old gelding by Gulch, took up his customary spot well off the early leaders beneath Cornelio Velasquez, as Brother Nick showed the way through fractions of 24.29, 47.88, and 1:11.22. He closed relentlessly through the final yards to prevail by a half-length over Dynamoor, and notched the first graded stakes victory of his career for trainer Angel Penna Jr.

Baletti ran 1 1/16 miles on the Widener turf course in 1:40.36 and paid $7.40 as the favorite in a field of eight.

Dynamoor, a $700,000 Dynaformer colt stepping up in class after maiden and first-level allowance wins at Gulfstream Park, overtook Brother Nick in midstretch to briefly draw clear, and just missed in a sharp performance while two lengths clear of the rest. Brother Nick held third.