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Digest (July 26): Triumphant return for Crabcakes at Laurel Park

Digest (July 26): Triumphant return for Crabcakes at Laurel Park

Morgans Ford Farm's Crabcakes made a triumphant return to the races Thursday, outrunning fellow multiple stakes winning-filly Shimmering Aspen for a 13/4-length victory in the featured eighth race at Laurel Park . Making her first start in eight months with regular rider Forest Boyce aboard, Crabcakes ($4.20) ran 6 furlongs in 1:08.84.

It was the sixth career win at Laurel and seventh overall for Crabcakes, a 4-year-old daughter of Great Notion bred in Maryland and previously owned by the late Binnie Houghton's Buckingham Farm and trained by her nephew, Parx-based Bernie Houghton.

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