Natalie Victoria romps in Monmouth Park feature

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Natalie Victoria led wire-to-wire to win the $75,000 Monmouth Beach Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday, beating Zucchini Flower by 3 1/2 lengths.

Trained by Michelle Nevin and ridden by Jose Ortiz, the 6-year-old mare ran a mile and 70 yards over a fast track in 1:41 2/5. It was her 10th win in 32 career starts.

Zucchini Flower paid $4.60 and $3, while betting favorite Lady Cohiba was nine lengths back in third and returned $2.40.

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