Book Review wins Belmont’s Imperial Gesture



NEW YORK (AP) — Book Review beat Lady Cohiba by 4 1/2 lengths Wednesday in the $85,000 Imperial Gesture Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park.

Javier Castellano rode for trainer Chad Brown as Book Review won for the third time in her last four races. The time was 1:42.98 for the 1 1-16 miles.

Book Review paid $2.50, $2.10 and $2.10. Lady Cohiba returned $3.50 and $2.50, and Final Escrow paid $2.50 to show.