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Melodic takes Belmont’s Joseph A. Gimma Stakes

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Treadway Racing Stable’s Melodic jumped from a maiden win at first asking into Belmont’s $150, 000 Joseph A. Gimma Stakes on Sunday, and the 2-year-old daughter of Tale of the Cat took the lead a furlong from home and drew away to a three length victory, with fellow OBS graduate Surprise Cameo (April ’15) checking in third. After breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show prior to the 2015 OBS April Sale, she was sold by Off The Hook, Agent, for $150,000. Two for two for trainer Leah Gyarmati, she has earned $133,800 to date. watch her under tack video

Morris Bailey’s Full Salute picked up his first stakes win in the $145, 500 Hall of Fame Stakes at Parx on Saturday, taking the lead turning for home and then holding off a late run by fellow OBS graduate Discreet Lover (August ’14), scoring by a length. Trained by Eddie Plesa, Jr., he’s now 5-2-3-0 and has earned $149,120 to date. Consigned by de Meric Sales, Agent, the 2-year-old son of Speightstown turned in an Under Tack quarter in :21 1/5 at the 2015 OBS March Sale. watch his under tack video

Conquest Stables’ Conquest Strate Up is three for three and a stakes winner after she came from last and got up in the final strides to win Saturday’s $125,000 La Prevoyante Stakes at Woodbine by a head. The 3-year-old daughter of Not Bourbon, trained by Mark Casse, was purchased for $57,000 out of the Scanlon Training Center consignment at the 2014 OBS June Sale after breezing an eighth in :10 1/5 at the Under Tack Show. Her first stakes score leaves her with earnings of $128,741. watch her under tack video

Champion Racing Stable’s Haveyougoneaway turned in a strong move to take command of Sunday’s $50,000 Flashy Lady Stakes at Remington Park after straightening away in the lane and the drew off to a 4-1/4 length victory. It’s the first stakes win for the 4-year-old filly by Congrats, trained by Allen Milligan, now 18-6-2-6 with $250,255 in earnings. Consigned to the 2013 OBS June Sale by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, she breezed an eighth in :10 2/5 at the Under Tack Show. watch her under tack video