SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., AUG. 12 -- Who's To Pay, making the most of a 16-pound weight advantage, overtook favored Steinlen in midstretch on the way to a two-length victory in today's $88,200 Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.
Who's To Pay, ridden by Jean-Luc Samyn, had carried 110 pounds over the 1 1/8 miles, finishing in 1:48 2/5. He returned $10.60.
Steinlen, ridden by Jose Santos, prompted the pace set by River Of Sin, then took the lead on the far turn. But he was unable to hold off Who's To Pay. River Of Sin finished three lengths back for third in the field of five. Maryland-based Green Book and Foreign Survivor completed the order of finish.
Who's To Pay, a 4-year-old gelding by Believe It, won for the second time in four starts this season and earned a purse of $52,920.
Destiny Dance, winner of last month's Sheepshead Bay Handicap at Belmont Park, takes on 11 other fillies and mares Monday in the Diana Handicap, a 1 1/8-mile turf race.
Destiny Dance, a regally bred daughter of champions Nijinsky II and Althea, will be ridden by Jose Santos. She is seeking her third straight victory since coming to the United States from England.
Other entries include To The Lighthouse, Songlines, Buy The Firm and Highland Penny.