Arcadia Stables’ Bubble Economy survived a rough landing on the final fence, regained his momentum and passed Bon Caddo in deep stretch to win the $75,000 Virginia Gold Cup on Satuday. It was Bubble Economy’s second Gold Cup victory in the past three years. The eleven-year-old won in 2008 and was second in 2009.
The win was the 12th over jumps for the Jack Fisher-trained Pennsylvania-bred.
The win pushed his earnings past the $388,000 mark.
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(Photo by Douglas Lees)