He teamed Blake Island to a perfect pocket trip win, in addition to an excellent, ground-saving trip into the stretch setting up a wide move to score with Roman Holiday. Campagnuolo owns both of the veteran gelding trotters, and both are trained by Tom Bigler.
Campagnuolo is also a co-owner of the Saturday evening feature event winner, Talk To Tony, who followed last week's upset of the millionaire Aracache Hanover with another victory. In this winners-over event, for an $8,000 purse, driver Wally Hennessey gave Talk To Tony a perfect pocket trip behind Appley Ever After, in rein to Joe Pavia, Jr.
Talk To Tony, an Artiscape--Muggins Hanover 5-year-old ridgling, was brought out in the stretch to score handily over the pacesetter in 1:52.3. Best Around was the lone mare in the field and Dan Clements guided her in for third.
Campagnuolo shares ownership of Talk To Tony with Jay Sears of Osteen, Fla. and Kim Sears does the training. His ownership holdings in recent years also included the pacing filly Idyllic, a winner of almost $1.3 million.
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