07/12/2015 5:24PM

Gallery earns hard-fought victory in Manila


ELMONT, N.Y. – When two of the top three contenders, High Noon Rider and Nonna’s Boy, scratched from Sunday’s $100,000 Manila at Belmont Park, leaving a field of only four 3-year-olds, the race figured to be a relatively lackluster affair and a walk in the park for the 1-5 favorite A Lot.