Mister Godro survived a first-over journey in his $6,000 division en route to stopping the clock in 1:58.4. He wound up drawing clear by 5-1/2 lengths over Bearly A Secret. Taking home the show dough was race favourite Reiki.
J Harris mapped out the winning trip for the Joe Pereira pupil who races for 9267 7327 Quebec Inc of Mont-Joli, QC. The four-year-old son of Mister Big-Lost At The Beach is 5-for-24 this season.
Phone In went to the front and didn’t look back en route to a handy triumph in the second division for owner/trainer/driver Donnie Rankin, Jr. The pacer whacked out fractions of :30.2, 1:01.2 and 1:31.4 before cruising home in :30.2 to win by 2-1/2 lengths over Artistic Pick in 2:02.1. Race favourite Matts Tuition recovered from an early break to salvage a third-place finish.
It was the seventh win of the season for the three-year-old son of Vintage Master-Smart Dialing. The lion’s share of the purse bumped his bankroll to $22,257.
Now What Hanover produced the quickest clocking among the divisional winner thanks to his 1:58.3 smokeshow in the final split. Robert Shepherd rallied first-over with the four-year-old son of Somebeachsomewhere-Numeric Hanover who wound up drawing clear to win by five lengths over Monty Mono. Prince Adiran was third.
Patrick Shepherd trains the six-time winner for his wife, Amber Shepherd. The victory pushed the pacer’s earnings over $33,000.
Beach Terror scooted to the lead in the $8,900 Preferred 3 for horse and gelding pacers, and once he cleared it was game over in the 1-1/16 mile affair.
Nick Steward hustled the Gord McDonnell trainee through fractions of :28.1, :57.4 and 1:28.3 before cruising home to win by three lengths over Upgrade Valley in 2:05.1. Rounding out the Trifecta ticket was Down On My Luck.
McDonnell shares ownership on the seven-year-old son of Western Terror-Beachy Girl with Vince Orlando. The partners have watched the 23-time winner put together a 10-10-5 record from 41 starts this season. He’s stashed away more than $62,000 this year and $156,807 to date.