Updated on 08/15/2011 11:03AM

Saratoga: Fatality mars Scribner won by Cascadilla Falls


SARATOGA SPRINGS - Cascadilla Falls won the $75,000 Lucy Scribner Stakes for 3-year-old female sprinters at Saratoga on Thursday, a race marred by the fatality of Doing Great, who was leading at the three-furlong pole when she collapsed and fell heavily to the turf, unseating jockey Javier Castellano.

Doing Great died of "cardiovascular collapse," according to Dr. Anthony Verderosa, the chief examining veterinarian for the New York Racing Association.

Castellano was removed in an ambulance and taken to track first aid, where he said he merely had the wind knocked out of him. He did take off his lone remaining mount of the day, Smart Enuf in the 10th race.

Dontbeshy I'llbuy, who was right behind Doing Great when she fell, was deftly maneuvered around the fallen horse and rider by Edgar Prado.

Cascadilla Falls ($13), under John Velazquez, held off Funny Sunny to win by a head, with Sunlight Sonata third.

Bill Mott trains Cascadilla Falls, a daughter of E Dubai who is owned by Laue Ranch. She has now won three times in seven starts. She covered 5 1/2 furlongs on firm turf in 1:03.34.