Vinyardnina took the lead 50 yards from the wire and held off late running Miss Visconti to win by a half length in Saturday's third race at the Gulfstream Park West meet.
Vinyardnina won the 7 1/2 furlong turf race in the relatively slow time of 1:33.87 on the Calder turf course listed as firm, amid intermitent rain. It was an $8,000 claiming race with a $14,000 purse.
Vinyardnina was 3-1 and Miss Visconti was 6-1 in the nine-horse field.
The 8-6 exacta paid $70.40 for $2.
8 Vinyardnina $8.60 $5.40 $4.00
6 Miss Visconti $7.00 $4.00
4 Daddy's Pride $3.60