04/22/2002 12:00AM

Thistledown: Easter Butter wins easily


NORTH RANDALL, Ohio - Easter Butter assumed command before a half-mile and posted a 6 1/2-length win over 10 Ohio-bred filly and mare rivals in the $40,000 Angenora Stakes at six furlongs. Honey Bee Mine finished second, a half-length in front Eye Slew the City, who took third.

Under jockey Luis Gonzalez, Easter Butter got the six furlongs in 1:10.26, a stakes record.