07/14/2013 7:58PM

Presque Isle Downs: Lenape Rim by a neck in Northern Fling Stakes

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Roadhog, under Horacio Karamanos, won Sunday night's $75,000 Leemat Stakes by four lengths.

Lenape Rim needed all of the Presque Isle Downs stretch to overtake Lotta Lovin for a neck win in the $75,000 Northern Fling Stakes on Sunday evening at Presque Isle Downs.

Trained by Mike Salvaggio Jr., Lenape Rim was third early in the field of six older Pennsylvania-bred fillies and mares. Jockey Bill Otero split horses in late stretch to rally for the win. Lotta Lovin led late and held second, a head in front of Sixth and Arch in third.

The running time for the one mile over the Tapeta synthetic surface was 1.37.18, and Lenape Rim returned $17.40 to win.

Later on the card, Roadhog was tucked in behind the dueling leaders early in the $75,000 Leemat Stakes for older Pennsylvania-bred horses until upper stretch, then was swung six wide and drew off for a four-length victory.

Trained by Elizabeth Merryman, Roadhog was visually impressive under jockey Horacio Karamanos and returned $17 to win. Kelly Rock, coupled in the wagering with Kyma, finished second, and Great Investment rounded out the trifecta.