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By Tom Ferrall
Staff Writer 

Salient, Surrender Now get second wins of Del Mar season


Last updated 9/1/2018 at 2:18pm

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Salient, right, holds off Hitters Park to earn his second win at Del Mar's summer meeting. Jockey Geovanni Franco rode Salient for trainer Edward Freeman, whose stable is based at the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall.

The 5-year-old gelding Salient and the 3-year-old filly Surrender Now, a pair of runners who prepared for Del Mar's summer meeting by working out at the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall, both recently earned their second victories of the season at the seaside racetrack.

Salient, trained by Edward Freeman, won the fifth race Aug. 24 – for horses entered for a claiming price of $40,000 or $35,000 – in wire-to-wire fashion after having scored a front-running victory in a $20,000 claiming race July 29. Both races were contested at five furlongs on turf and jockey Geovanni Franco was...

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