The opening ($56,792) division found pole-sitting Freetime (Andy Miller, $24.20) going by 1-4 fave Summertime Lea (Jim Morrill, Jr., by three-quarters of a length en route to a life-best 1:56 victory. Brussels Hanover (George Brennan) was third.
Freetime, a daughter of Artiscape trained by Julie Miller for co-owners Andy Miller Stable and Triple D Stables, is now 2-for-4 this season.
Tuesday night's second ($57,892) sire stakes event was won by an off-the-pace Park N Orchard (Brian Sears, $25). Sixth turning for home, she edged past a two-move, 3-10 choice Give Me An Amen (Tim Tetrick) by a length. Road Bet (Stephane Bouchard) third and Naughty Marietta (Morrill, Jr.) was fourth.
Park N Orchard, a daughter of Art Major co-owned by (trainer) George Zitone and Jay Platt, stepped up from the Excelsior ranks for her first sire stakes wins (2-for-4 overall).
Sears doubled up in the third ($56,792) division, as Jesses Lady ($14) scooted up the cones to get past 3-10 fave Hit the Curb (Morrill, Jr.) by a neck in a maiden-breaking 1:56. Aria J (Tetrick), stuck in a three-hole, rallied late for third.
Jesses Lady, an Art Major filly trained by Chris Ryder for Henderson Farms, earned that first win in her fourth try.
The fourth ($57,892) NYSS grouping was won by a down-the-road Silk Pajamas (Jason Bartlett, $6.10) in 1:57. Negating her six inside rivals quickly, she held off an improving Alhambra (Mark Lewis) by 2-1/4 lengths, with 9-5 choice JK Allthatjazz (Tetrick) along for third and Shes My Major (Mark MacDonald) fourth.
Silk Pajamas, a Bettors Delight miss, trained by Ron Burke for co-owners Conrad Zurich, Edwin Gold and Purple Haze Stables, has a couple of wins in four tries.
Tuesday night's ($57,892) sire stakes finale was won by Spell To Cast (Tetrick, $3.20), saving the favourites from being completely whitewashed.
Spell To Cast, gingerly-handled and wide in the turns, nonetheless prevailed over a pace-setting See Major (Bouchard) by a neck in 1:57.3. Odds On Cygnus (Brennan) was third.
Spell To Cast, a daughter of American Ideal co-owned by The Bays Stable, Stake Your Claim Stable and Daniel Baer, has now won twice in three first-season starts.
A special Tuesday night salute to Only Rock N Roll (Dan Dube), who rallied to win the $11,500, eighth-race pace at 56-1. The $114 win mutuel was the largest locally this season.