05/05/2006 12:00AM

Gouldings Green takes Alysheba


LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gouldings Green won a prolonged stretch duel with Wild Desert to win the $100,000 by a short head.

It was well back to Andromeda's Hero in third.

Gouldings Green, a 5-year-old son of Charismatic, covered 1 1-16 miles in 1:42.37 and returned $5 as the favorite. Gouldings Green is owned by Eugene and Laura Melnyk and trained by Anthony Reinstedler.