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seeing a three-race win streak snapped a week ago, Fall Bliss started on a new one by virtue of victory in the Saturday feature at Exhibition Park Raceway.


With regular driver Dr. Mitchell Downey in the sulky, Fall Bliss made good use of his advantageous rail position and gained the early lead in the field of five. After a :29.2 opener, Fall Bliss was never seriously threatened through panels of 1:00.3 and 1:29 before kicking home in :29.2 to trip the timer in a seasonal best 1:58.2. Hp Bushido Dragjet (Doug Folkins Jr.) followed in the pocket throughout and finished two and three-quarters lengths in arrears while Jackson K Down (Stephen Mason) completed the triactor.


Owned by trainer Mike Downey of Saint John, N.B., nine-year-old ridgling Fall Bliss (Blissfull Hall - Fall Festival) is now four-for-five on the season. His win was the 37th of his career, accompanied by more than $197,000 in purses.