Updated on 07/09/2016 5:08PM

Real Smart scores in Robert G. Dick Memorial

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Real Smart and jockey Edgar Prado win the Robert G. Dick Memorial by two lengths Saturday.

STANTON, Del. – Real Smart gave trainer Graham Motion his second graded stakes win in 35 minutes when she won the $200,250 Robert G. Dick Memorial at Delaware Park on Saturday. Motion had previously won the Grade 3 Modesty Handicap at Arlington Park with Faufiler.

Real Smart began her career in Britain but is now 2 for 3 since being imported to the United States. Ridden by Edgar Prado in the 1 3/8-mile turf marathon for fillies and mares, she tracked the early leaders – Savings Account and even-money favorite Photo Call – from third for a mile before being asked to advance. The leaders cut out manageable fractions of 25.70 seconds, 51.26, 1:15.48, and 1:39.22.

Real Smart collared Photo Call from the outside in upper stretch, then drew off after a bit of a battle to win by two lengths.

"I thought there was some speed in the race, so I just followed them," Prado said. “She took me to them very well when I asked."

Real Smart, a 4-year-old daughter of Smart Strike, paid $5.80 as the second choice in the seven-horse field. She was timed over firm turf in 2:16.10.

In her first two starts of the year, Real Smart won a first-level optional-claiming race going 1 1/4 miles at Belmont Park on May 13, then finished third, beaten a neck, in a second-level optional claimer going 1 1/8 miles at Belmont on June 10.

"I thought she would be suited by the distance," Motion said of the 11-furlong Dick Memorial. "I thought her second race was even better than the first, although she didn't win. I was encouraged by that."

Motion has won seven of the 20 runnings of the Dick Memorial.

Photo Call resisted when challenged by the winner but could not keep pace. Swear by It closed a gap in the stretch to finish third, 1 1/4 lengths behind Photo Call. It was two lengths farther back to Vielsalm, who made a nice run around the final turn but then flattened out.

Dashing Beauty: Sweet On Smokey nails Disco Chick

Disco Chick sprinted clear early in the $50,000 Dashing Beauty, a six-furlong race for fillies and mares, opened up a sizeable advantage in upper stretch, then just failed to last as Sweet On Smokey came flying to nail her on the wire by a head.

Sweet On Smokey has won six races, including three stakes, since being claimed by Claudio Gonzalez for $12,500 last July.

"The key with her is to monitor her blood," Gonzalez said. "We have to keep close tabs on her white cell count. I could tell when she got to the paddock today that she was going to run good."

Sweet On Smokey paid $12.40 as the fourth choice in the six-horse field. She was timed in 1:10.22 over a fast track.

Disco Chick cut out splits of 22.03 seconds, 44.61, and 57.03 before weakening. The final furlong went in 13.09.

Stormy Sky finished third, 3 3/4 lengths behind Disco Chick.

Cape Henlopen: Renown wins tight photo

In pouring rain, Renown won a long battle with the front-running Street Fashion in deep stretch to take the 1 1/2-mile Cape Henlopen Stakes by a nose.

Street Fashion set the early pace on an open lead and then was joined from the outside while coming through the stretch for the first time by Willy d'Rocket. As the pair crossed the finish line for the first time, lightening flashed and thunder boomed simultaneously.

Street Fashion put Willy d'Rocket away after 1 1/8 miles. He was joined from the outside by Renown in upper stretch. Street Fashion kept his head in front for almost all of the stretch drive but yielded nearing the finish.

Renown was timed in 2:34.96 over a yielding course. He paid $23.80.

Renown, trained by Elizabeth Voss, had made her three most recent starts at Great Meadow in Virginia.

Biz The Nurse finished third, 3 3/4 lengths behind Street Fashion.