Updated on 09/18/2011 1:20AM

Stockton: Candy Jo just gets there

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Candy Jo ($3.20), ridden by apprentice Luis Martinez, finished strongly to nip Snowdrop by a nose to win the $54,600 Sweepida Stakes at the San Joaquin County Fair. Devons Smokin was third, another three lengths behind.

Candy Jo finished the 5 1/2-furlong race in 1:03.88. The victory lifted Candy Jo's earnings to $90,728 with 2 wins, 2 seconds, and a third in 7 starts.