08/31/2008 11:00PM

Emerald Downs: Gallant Son proves best


Gallant Son outfinished Rooster City to prevail by three-quarters of a length in the $50,000 WTBA Lads stakes for 2-year-old colts and geldings at Emerald Downs. Noosa Beach got up for third in a field of eight.

Gallant Son ($7.60), trained by Frank Lucarelli, got the one-mile distance in 1:37.20 under Gallyn Mitchell, who had five wins on the 10-race card.