Long-shot Actress wins Black-Eyed Susan to break maiden

BALTIMORE (AP) Long-shot Actress won the Black-Eyed Susan, breaking her maiden Friday in the prestigious Grade II race for 3-year-old fillies.

Sloshing over a sloppy track at Pimlico Race Course, Actress held off Lights of Medina by a head. It was her third career race, following a pair of second-place finishes. Ridden by Nik Juarez, the filly paid $27.60, $10.60 and $7.80. Lights of Medina, trained by Todd Pletcher and ridden by Feargal Lynch, beat third-place finisher Corporate Queen by two lengths. A fierce rainstorm began less than an hour before the race, and thunderclaps rang in the distance as the horses prepared to get into...