09/05/2011 10:19PM

Mountaineer: Seruni, Grecian Maiden win holiday stakes


Seruni won the $75,000 Labor Day Stakes and Grecian Maiden took the $75,0000 Summer Finale at Mountaineer Race Track on Monday.

Seruni, ridden by Jon Court, won the mile and 70-yard Labor Day by 4 3/4 lengths over 9-10 favorite Cryptolight, with Sneakin Thru third in the field of seven older horses. Owned by G. Watts Humhrey Jr. and St George Racing Farm, Seruni paid $6 to win and covered the distance on a muddy, sealed track in 1:41.98.

Grecian Maiden drew off by 6 3/4 lengths under Scott Spieth in the Summer Finale, a mile and 70-yard race for fillies and mares. American Romance rallied for second, and favored Kiss Mine took third. Grecian Maiden, owned by Marathon Farms and trained by Michael Trombetta, covered the distance in 1:42.86. She paid $12 to win.