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Princess of Sylmar captures CCA Oaks

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Princess of Sylmar pulled away for a 6-length victory in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at Saratoga Race Course.
   
On Saturday, Javier Castellano rode the Todd Pletcher-trained Princess of Sylmar, who had won the Kentucky Oaks victory in her previous start. She ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:51.07 and paid $6.30, $3.50 and $2.60.
   
My Happy Face, the runner-up, paid $3.80 and $3.50, and Marathon Lady, third of five, paid $3.30 to show.
   
Princess of Sylmar earned $180,000 for her owner, the King of Prussia Stable.
   
Earlier on Saturday's program, heavily favored Authenticity won the $200,000 Shuvee Handicap for fillies and mares by a length over Flashy American.  Rosie Napravnik rode the winner, who ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:52.33 and paid $3.00, $2.30 and $2.10.

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