08/30/2003 12:00AM

Thistledown: Just Michel rallies


NORTH RANDALL, Ohio - Just Michel settled just off the leaders for a half-mile while hung four wide, went up to make the lead under jockey Ricardo Feliciano, and widened out to a 2 1/4-length win in the $40,000 Ohio Debutante Handicap at Thistledown.

Just Michel completed six furlongs in 1:11.80 over a fast track and returned $3.20.