NEW YORK (AP) Backsideofthemoon beat Still Krz by 1 1/2 lengths Friday in the $67,000 allowance feature at Aqueduct.
Hung out four wide into the first turn, Backsideofthemoon advanced into second place to stalk the pacesetting Still Krz before edging away in deep stretch.
The 4-year-old trained by Leo O’Brien and ridden by Mike Luzzi earned his second win in seven starts with the 6-1 upset.
The time was 1:46.57 for the 1 1/16 miles.
Backsideofthemoon paid $14, $6.40 and $4.70.
Still Krz returned $6.40 and $5.10. Piloting paid $7.90 to show.
Imperia, the 4-5 favorite, never mounted a rally and finished sixth.