Expression wins Big A's Garland of Roses

NEW YORK (AP) Expression rallied in the slop to win the $100,000 Garland of Roses Stakes on Saturday, beating Winning Image by three quarters of a length at Aqueduct.

Manuel Franco rode for trainer Charlton Baker as the 5-year-old got her first stakes victory.

Expression improved to 7 for 25 overall, paying $14.40, $5.60 and $3.10. Winning Image returned $5.10 and $3.80, and Willet, the 6-5 favorite, paid $2.30 to show.

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