Leaving from the skin firstly of the threerd race, Vogue Frenzie and driver Louis-Philippe Roy took no prisoners as they led from begin to end in capturing the primary $30,000 elimination division of the Goodtimes Stake for three-year-old trotting colts at Mohawk Park Saturday.
With Logan Park (Jody Jamieson) sitting the pocket journey, Roy had it straightforward with Vogue Frenzie, going by the half mile marker in a pedestrian :58. Then within the backstretch, Dancinginthedark M (Tim Tetrick) got here first-up with Colonial As It (Yannick Gingras) as they sped to the three-quarters in 1:26.2.
From there it was a stroll within the park for Vogue Frenzie as they held the sector at bay coming down the stretch, successful by one and one-half lengths in 1:53.2. Dancinginthedark M was second with Logan Park third. Ritson (James MacDonald) was fourth with On A Streak (Bob McClure) fifth.
For Vogue Frenzie, it was his second straight win and fourth triumph in eight begins for coach Richard Moreau. The gelded son of Archangel is co-owned by the Francis Richard Steady, Mario Bourgea, Pierre Guillemette and Sylvain Richard, all of Quebec. He paid $5.80 to win.
“After the primary half in :58,” Roy stated. “It might have been powerful for them to catch us. My horse was very sport from there. I’m very excessive on this horse. With each begin he’s not getting so scorching and may be very good to deal with.”
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Within the 4th race Goodtimes second elimination division, the race just about within the fingers of Sonofamistery (Tim Tetrick) who led the sector down the stretch, then miscued and went off stride, organising a good closing effort by Locatelli (Andy McCarthy) to win it.
Publicity Seeker (Doug McNair) was the primary on the lead with Warrawee Whisper (Jonathan Dury) in second place to the primary quarter in :27.4. It was then that Tetrick took Sonofamistery first-over and so they cleared to the lead on the half mile marker in :56.4.
Going into the backstretch, Locatelli and McCarthy got here first-over with Macho Martini (Bob McClure) second-over to the three-quarters in 1:25.2.
Beginning down the stretch, Sonofamistery appeared snug on the lead. Publicity Seeker got here out of the pocket and simply as they began up on the skin, Sonofamistery went off-stride. Locatelli, who was already on the skin, was not affected by the break and went on to win by half a size over Publicity Seeker with Warrawee Whisper third. Additionally making the ultimate had been Tokyo Seelster (Yannick Gingras) fourth and Macho Martini fifth.
A gelded son of Muscle Hill, it was the third win this 12 months for Locatelli. He’s skilled by Nancy Takter for co-owners John Fielding, Steve Helmbecker and Black Horse Racing. He paid $12.20 to win.
“I assumed he can be good tonight,” stated McCarthy of Locatelli. “He (Sonofamistery) didn’t have an effect on us in any respect. I needed to be in a spot upfront or be first-over. As soon as we had been on the skin and I pulled his ear plugs he was going robust.”
The primary 5 finishers in official order return subsequent Saturday for the $240,000 Goodtimes Stakes remaining.
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By Steve Wolf, for Harnesslink