11/13/2004 1:00AM

Meadowlands: Tap Day relishes slop


Tap Day ($5), 0 for 5 in stakes run on fast tracks but unbeaten in the slop, held on for a nose victory over Separato in the $60,000 Princeton at The Meadowlands.

Tap Day, ridden by Jose Velez Jr. for trainer Mark Hennig, previously won the Dave Feldman at Gulfstream and the Tyson Gilpin at Delaware over wet surfaces. He ran the 1 1/16 miles of the Princeton in 1:44.32.