04/03/2006 12:00AM

Top of the Bill takes Carolina Cup


Getting past two horses at the last fence, Top of the Bill took the Grade 2, $75,000 Carolina First Carolina Cup at Springdale Race Course in Camden, S.C., on Saturday. Ridden by Carl Rafter for trainer Jimmy Day, Top of the Bill accelerated to win by 1 1/2 lengths over The Next Man, with Good Night Shirt third. The winner covered the 2 1/8 miles in 4:00.