07/10/2016 4:36PM

Navy Nurse, Silk Spinner win sprint stakes for Massachusetts-breds


Navy Nurse and Silk Spinner were winners in their respective divisions of $75,000 statebred sprint stakes held Sunday at Suffolk Downs in East Boston.

In the Isadorable, Navy Nurse got a perfect trip under David Amiss in defeating five other fillies and mares, while Silk Spinner and jockey Harry Hernandez were up in the final strides to defeat Worth the Worry by a neck in the Rise Jim about an hour later.

Navy Nurse, a 12-length winner of the Isadorable last fall at Suffolk for owner-breeder Patricia Moseley, returned $8.60 as second choice. Based in Maryland with trainer Jay Bernardini, the 8-year-old Navy Nurse, a daughter of Service Stripe, completed the six-furlong distance in 1:14 over a fast track. Chasing Blue was about a length behind the winner in second and a nose before Lucky Sociano.

Silk Spinner, owned by Matthew Clarke, paid $21.80 after finishing in 1:12.20. The 8-year-old Silk Spinner, a son of Silk Broker, is based at Finger Lakes with trainer George Saccardo. Worth the Worry, the defending Rise Jim champion, was well clear of third-finisher Simply Mas.

Eleven-race Saturday and Sunday cards opened a six-day meet at Suffolk. The remaining dates are Aug. 6-7 and Sept. 3-4.