06/04/2016 5:48PM

Eighth Wonder much the best in Jostle Stakes

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The 3-year-old filly Eighth Wonder wins her fourth race in five career starts under Jose Flores in the Jostle.

Eighth Wonder, cutting back from a mile and 70 yards to six furlongs following her first career defeat last month, won her fourth straight sprint and second career stakes in Saturday’s $100,000 Jostle for 3-year-old fillies at Parx Racing.

Facing just four rivals in the 6 1/2-furlong sprint following the scratches of April Gaze and Julerette – the second and third choices on the track’s morning line – Eighth Wonder ($2.40) proved far superior to her competition. Ridden by Jose Flores for trainer Dee Curry, Eighth Wonder led through fractions of 22.80 and 44.99 seconds, and completed the distance in 1:17.62.

American Doll, dropping in class following a pair of Grade 3 races in Kentucky, finished second. Penn National shipper Decoratedwithstyle was another length farther back in third.

A daughter of Pioneerof the Nile owned by Gryphon Investments, Eighth Wonder is now 4 for 5 with earnings of $206,000.

Disco Chick romps in Foxy J.G.

The 5-year-old mare Disco Chick rolled to her third stakes victory within the past 28 days in the $100,000 Foxy J.G. for Pennsylvania-bred fillies and mares.

Ridden by Trevor McCarthy for trainer Mario Serey Jr., Disco Chick ($2.40) was comfortably in front throughout the seven-furlong race through fractions of 22.66 seconds, 44.58, and 1:09.58. She opened up by 10 lengths at the eighth pole and coasted home six lengths in front of 19-1 longshot Rockin Jojo, completing the distance in 1:23.65. It was another half-length back to Ignite in third.

A daughter of Jump Start owned by Freedom Acres, Inc., Disco Chick is now 9 for 27 lifetime with earnings of $528,800. Eight of her nine wins have come at Parx. The exception was her previous start, an eight-length romp in the $100,000 Skipat on May 20 at Pimlico. Two weeks earlier, she won the $100,000 My Juliet at Parx.

Four in a row for Roxbury N Overton

The 4-year-old colt Roxbury N Overton won for the fourth straight time since mid-November in the $100,000 Lyman Stakes for Pennsylvania-breds going seven furlongs.

Roxbury N Overton ($6.60), the favorite in a field reduced to six following seven scratches, took the lead from pacesetter He’s Got Talent entering the stretch and drew clear to score by two lengths in 1:22.88.

He’s Got Talent, making just his second start since December 2014, held second by a neck over Bump Start, a Kentucky-based 5-year-old facing Pennsylvania-breds for the first time since winning the Danzig in June 2014.

Roxbury N Overton, a son of Andiron trained by Ramon Preciado for JAG Racing and Jettany Thoroughbred Corp., is now 7 for 20 with earnings of $349,234.

Dustin OHara More than 1 year ago
Eighth wonder is something else great filly