The filly divisions were won by Dr. William Moffett’s Country Romance (Jon Roberts, 2:03.4) and Pam Wagner’s JA Going All the Way (Victor Kirby, 2:04.4). Both races were held as early non-wagering events. Country Romance, a daughter of Giant Hit-Give A Hoot, notched her third win in four career starts for owner/trainer Moffett while John Wagner trained JA Going All The Way (CR Commando-Anatasia J A) won her first career race after two successful qualifiers.
Art Stafford and Art Stafford Jr.’s Royal Briefing ($106.20, Art Stafford Jr.) scored a major upset in the first colt division after outkicking second choice and pacesetter Dingys Boy in the stretch in 2:03.2. The Political Briefing-Range Star Royal gelding was making his third career start after two baby races.
Stop The Jade Farm’s Bella’s Spunkypunk (Corey Callahan, $7.20) took the second division in the same fashion in 2:05.2. The Super Punk-Nubella gelding was the recipient of a pocket trip and charged by pacesetter Cashmere Briefs for the win. Trained by Aaron Lambert, it was the first career start for Bella’s Spunkypunk.
In the overnight feature, Allen Kaplan, Ira Kaplan and David Schieb’s Lorrie Please ($9.20, Roberts) was a wire-to-wire winner in the $22,000 Filly and Mare Open in 1:53.3. Trained by Mike Hall, it was one of four driving winners for Roberts.
Ross Wolfenden had three wins.