01/23/2010 12:00AM

Wall Street Wonder all alone in Paumonok

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Adam Coglianese/NYRA
Wall Street Wonder and jockey Channing hill broke on top and never looked back in Saturday's Paumonok Stakes at Aqueduct.

OZONE PARK, N.Y. - Wall Street Wonder beat Driven by Success at his own game, outfooting that rival for the early lead and rolling to an impressive 8 1/2-length victory in Saturday's at Aqueduct.

Mt. Glittermore got up for second, one length ahead of Shoptate, who rallied from last. Laysh Laysh Laysh, Driven by Success - the 3-5 favorite - and Peace Town completed the order of finish.

The victory was the second straight over the inner track for Wall Street Wonder, whose final time of 1:09.40 was the fastest six-furlong race of the meet, which began Dec. 2.

"He's the real deal," said Tonja Terranova, assistant to and wife of trainer John Terranova.

After going 1 for 10 racing primarily on synthetic surfaces and turf, Wall Street Wonder has certainly found a home on dirt. On Dec. 12, Wall Street Wonder won a first-level allowance race over the inner track by two lengths coming from just off the pace.

On Saturday, breaking from post 2 under Channing Hill, Wall Street Wonder outbroke the speedy Driven by Success, put that one away before running a half-mile in 45.44 seconds, and simply rolled home without being hit by Hill. Wall Street Wonder, owned by John Connelly's Stetson Stables, returned $7.30 as the second choice.

"I knew he was quick going into it, I didn't think I was going to be quick enough to make the lead, especially with Driven by Success in there," Hill said. "When I outbroke him, I just had no other choice but to go. He is just a nice horse, period."

Mike Luzzi said that despite Driven by Success breaking well, he was no match for Wall Street Wonder.

"The closer I got to Channing, he just let out a notch. There was no way I could even head him," Luzzi said. "My horse needs to be by himself on the lead with no horses to pass."

w Jockey Richard Migliore was taken to North Shore University Hospital after hitting the ground hard when his mount, Honest Wildcat, stumbled and fell hard at the eighth pole of Saturday's first race. Migliore, who was removed from the track on a stretcher, was conscious, but was complaining of blurred vision. Migliore was to undergo a CT scan Saturday, according to his agent, Tommy Cordero. X-rays of Migliore's chest and neck were negative, Cordero said.

Honest Wildcat, who did a somersault after falling, fractured both sesamoids in his right foreleg and was euthanized.