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Saginaw, Awesome Vision finish in dead heat

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NEW YORK (AP) - Saginaw and Awesome Vision finished in dead heat for the win in the $75,000 Compelling Word Stakes for New York breds Thursday at Aqueduct.

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Saginaw sprinted clear at the top of the lane and appeared on his way to another victory until Awesome Vision, the trailer in the six-horse field turning for home, came charging late to share the prize.

The victory improved Saginaw's record to 2 for 2 on the season after a 2012 campaign in which he went 10 for 14. Junior Alvarado was aboard for trainer David Jacobson as the 7-year-old gelding improved to 18 for 37, paying $2.70, $2.70 and $2.10.

Awesome Again, a 4-year-old making his stakes debut, got his fifth win in seven starts. Jose Ortiz rode for trainer Tom Albertrani as Awesome Again posted a third straight victory. He paid $3.60, $3.40 and $2.80.

Johannesburg Smile paid $2.20 to show.

The time was 1:36.46 for the mile.

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