After five divisions in last week's opening round of Yonkers Raceway's Blue Chip Matchmaker, another quintet is on tap for Friday night's second leg. The groupings of Open Mare pacers—each worth $40,000--go as races 4,6,7,8 and 9 on the dozen-race dossier. Post time is the customary 7:10 p.m.
The dead-heat (1:52.4) duo of See You at Peelers and Chancey Lady are back it, albeit in different districts.
"Peelers," sharing the glory in her seasonal debut, is the morning-line choice in the fourth division, where she drew outside her six rivals. The 4-year-old daughter of Bettor's Delight went over the $1.5 million career plateau with last week's half-a-loaf.
Chancey Lady drew post three in the third event, with Tim Tetrick back across the river for a Friday night. The 7-year-old daughter of Camluck cut the mile a week ago, then held for a heater while going over $1.9 million in lifetime loot. She landed right next door to Rocklamation (George Brennan, post four), who allied powerfully from last to author a 10-1, first-round upset.
P Note Blue Chip (Sears, post seven) went up and over in her division a week ago, her fourth win in eight seasonal starts.
Western Silk, arguably with the best week-one effort in a wrapped-up, 1:52.3 victory, drew post two in the second division. The 5-year-old Western Terror miss was accorded slight early favoritism (by the author) over Anndrovette (Tetrick, post three). Mystical Diva. another opening-round winner, landed the six hole with Sears retaining that assignment. (Yonkers)