NEW YORK - National Pride beat Vacation by a nose Sunday in the $74,900 Pass the Tab Stakes for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct.
The chestnut colt improved to 4-for-6 with his first stakes victory. Eibar Coa was aboard for trainer Saeed bin Suroor as National Pride, the 8-5 favorite, paid $5.50, $2.80 and $2.30. Vacation returned $4.30 and $2.80. Z Humor paid $2.80 to show.
Time was 1:37.48 for the one mile. The race, originally scheduled for the turf, was shifted to the main track rated good.