Wise Times, ridden by Chris DeCarlo, took advantage of a speed duel between Belmont Stakes winner Danzig Connection and Broad Brush to win the $300,000 Haskell Invitational Handicap at Monmouth Park by 1 1/4 lengths over Personal Flag. Tiring Danzig Connection was third, another nose back . . .
At Belmont, long shot Southern Sultan, ridden by Robbie Davis, took command at the top of the stretch for a 10-length victory in the $239,100 Sword Dancer Handicap. Talakeno finished second in front of Tri For Size . . .
Buddy Gilmour guided Cullin Hanover to a fast-closing victory in the $1.56 million Woodrow Wilson Pace at the Meadowlands. A 2-year-old son of Albatross, Cullin Hanover paced the mile in 1:54 4/5.
The $915,500 Sweetheart for 2-year-old fillies was won by a Nadia Lobell, driven by John Campbell in 1:55 1/5, finishing the mile 2 1/4 lengths ahead of runner-up Time Well Spent.
Ditka Hanover, driven by Jan Nordin, rushed to the lead at the half-mile pole in an easy 3 1/2-length victory over Mack Lobell in the $879,250 Peter Haughton Memorial trot. Armbro Fling won the $594,250 Merrie Annabelle Trot for 2-year-old fillies and Angela Ty took the $593,250 Mistletoe Shalee for 3-year-old pacing fillies.
All the races were part of the inaugural Million Dollar Babies night -- a $5.1 million, 12-stakes-race extravaganza starring more than 100 of the nation's top 2-year-old trotters and pacers.