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Closing Day Produces Eventful Miles

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posted on 10/8/2012 10:34 am

The final race card at The Red Mile featured some of the world’s greatest trotters and older horses. Headlining the card was the 120th edition of the $508,000 Kentucky Futurity and its filly counterpart, the 47th edition of the $287,000 Kentucky Filly Futurity. Also on the stellar closing card was the $70,000 Allerage Mare Pace, $131,200 Allerage Open Trot, $119,200 Allerage Mare Trot and the $155,000 Allerage Open Pace.

Drop The Ball Storms Home in Allerage

Drop The Ball received redemption after a disappointing sixth in the Milton Stakes and she closed hard to win the $70,000 Allerage Farm Filly And Mare Pace in 1:49.2.


Anndrovette took the lead, with Swinging Beauty in second and Ginger And Fred third. Anndrovette led the field by the quarter in :28. No move was made until the half-mile, which was timed in :55.3 (:27.3). Rocklamation came first over from fifth and began to surge into the far turn. Drop The Ball picked up cover second over and Ginger And Fred was shuffled back. Rocklamation took a short lead at three-quarters in 1:23.3 (:28).


Drop The Ball fanned off cover and kicked away from the field turning for home. Rocklamation was battling off Anndrovette in second and Ginger And Fred came off the pylons, surging into fourth. Drop The Ball was home free and won the Allerage in 1:49.2 (:25.4). Rocklamation was second, Anndrovette was third and Ginger And Fred finished fourth.

Drop The Ball ($3.80) is by Western Terror, out of the mare Mattcheck Girl by Matt’s Scooter. She is owned by Let It Ride Stables, Mr. D. Parham and Robert Cooper Stables, trained by Ross Croghan and Yannick Gingras was in the sulky. 

Storybook Season Continues for Chapter Seven

Chapter Seven trotted another magnificent mile, winning the $131,200 Allerage Farms Trot in 1:50.2.


Chapter Seven was wide around the first turn and cleared the lead at the quarter in :27.3. Hot Shot Blue Chip sat second, Arch Madness was in third and Wishing Stone was back in fourth. Chapter Seven was unchallenged by the half in :55.1 (:27.3). Mister Herbie came first over from fifth into the far turn and moved into second at the five-eighths. Hot Shot Blue Chip was dropping back in third and Arch Madness began to angle off the pylons at three-quarters in 1:23.1 (:28).


Chapter Seven extended his lead to 2 lengths into the stretch. Mister Herbie moved into second and Arch Madness was trotting into third. Wishing Stone passed a faltering Hot Shot Blue Chip entering the eighth pole. Chapter Seven was in front by 4 lengths and was an easy winner in 1:50.2 (:27.1). Mister Herbie was second, Arch Madness was third and Wishing Stone was fourth.


Chapter Seven ($2.40) is by Windsong’s Legacy, out of the mare La Riviera Lindy by Dream Vacation. He is owned by Richard Gutnick, Southwind Farms and Jerry and Theresa Silva, trained by Linda Toscano and Tim Tetrick was in the sulky.

Frenchfriesnvinegar Rebounds in Allerage

After finishing fifth against the boys, Frenchfriesnvinegar dominated her gender in the $119,200 Allerage Farms Mare Trot in 1:52.


Frenchfriesnvinegar took the lead, with Magic Wheel first over in second and Tamla Celeber S in third. Frenchfriesnvinegar trotted by the quarter in :26.4. Magic Wheel tucked into second down the backstretch and Tamla Celeber S gapped 4 lengths in third. No one made a move at the half in :54.3 (:27.4).


Tamla Celeber S was flushed first over into the far turn. Cedar Dove picked up her cover and Action-Broadway was sluggish third over. Frenchfriesnvinegar drew off by 2 lengths at three-quarters in 1:23.2 (:28.4).


Everyone’s mission was to chase down Frenchfriesnvinegar turning for home. She was in front by 4 lengths entering the eighth pole. Cedar Dove rallied off cover and Beatgoeson Hanover was storming down the center of the track. They had too much ground to make up and Frenchfriesnvinegar was a 2 length winner in 1:52 (:28.3). Cedar Dove was second, Beatgoeson Hanover was third and Mystical Starlight rode the pylons to finish fourth.


Frenchfriesnvinegar ($6.40) is by Angus Hall, out of the mare Gugus by Fool Me Not. She is owned by David Smith, trained by Jeff Gillis and Jody Jamieson was behind the mare.

Bettor Sweet Returns to Winning Ways in Allerage

After a year of losses and poor efforts, Bettor Sweet visited the winner’s circle for the first time in 2012 as he won the $155,000 Allerage Farms Pace in 1:48.1.


Golden Receiver took the lead, with We Will See in second and Bettor Sweet in third. Golden Receiver paced the opening quarter in :26.4. Foiled Again angled first over just passing the quarter pole. Foreclosure N picked up his cover from seventh. Bettor Sweet was flushed first over from third at the half in :54 (:27.1).


Aracache Hanover found room and came second over into the far turn. Foiled Again was pushed back third over as Golden Receiver was holding on to the lead. Bettor Sweet took over command at three-quarters in 1:22 (:28).


Bettor Sweet was the one to catch into the lane. Aracache Hanover began to rally off cover and Foiled Again was surging down the center of the track. Bettor Sweet was holding onto the lead and was not caught in the final strides. He won the Allerage in 1:48.1 (:26.1). Aracache Hanover was second, Foiled Again was third and We Will See was fourth.

Bettor Sweet ($10.60) is by Bettor’s Delight, out of the mare Sweet Future by Falcons Future. He is owned by John Cancelliere, trained by Thomas Cancelliere and David Miller guided Bettor Sweet to a 1:48.1 victory.

Win Missy B Captures Filly Futurity in World Record Miles

The Charlie Norris-trained Win Missy B won straight heats of the Kentucky Filly Futurity in 1:52 and 1:52.1, respectively.


In the first elimination, Win Missy B defeated Check Me Out in a 1:52 effort. Tetrick and Check Me Out were wide into the first turn and Win Missy B tracked her for cover. Check Me Out took over command passed the quarter in :27.4. Tracking, Win Missy B cleared the lead at the half in :55.3 (:27.4).


Into the far turn, Valdonna came first over and forced Check Me Out back to the outside to protect her position. Win Missy B was holding off the challenge of Check Me Out at three-quarters in 1:24.1 (:28.3). At the top of the stretch, Win Missy B was starting to extend her lead. Check Me Out was drifting in second and Personal Style was closing into third. Win Missy B was in front and going to win the first heat in 1:52 (:27.4). Check Me Out was second, Personal Style was third, Bluff was fourth and D’orsay held on for fifth.


The other elimination went to Oasis Dream, who trotted in 1:53.4.


Real Babe was the leader at the quarter in :28.2. Oasis Dream sat the pocket until the three-eighths, where she brushed to the lead and cleared at the half in :57.3 (:29.1). Superstar Hanover came first over into the far turn. Chilitodayhotamale was second over and Can’t Have My Moni went off stride. Oasis Dream still had the lead at three-quarters in 1:26.1 (:28.3).


Chilitodayhotamale rallied off cover into the lane. Tetrick was asking for more from Oasis Dream and she responded, holding off the challenge of Chilitodayhotamale to win the Kentucky Filly Futurity elimination in 1:53.4 (:27.3). Chilitodayhotamale was second, Superstar Hanover was third, Real Babe was fourth and Canadian Justice was fifth.


Here was the field for the final:


1-Win Missy B-Ron Pierce-Charlie Norris

2-Oasis Dream-Tim Tetrick-Bob Stewart

3-Chilitodayhotamale-Jim Morrill Jr.-Trond Smedshammer

4-Check Me Out-Tim Tetrick-Ray Schnittker*

5-Personal Style-David Miller-Richard “Nifty” Norman

6-Superstar Hanover-Yannick Gingras-Jimmy Takter

7-Bluff-Dave Palone-Ron Burke

8-Real Babe-Ray Schnittker-Ray Schnittker

9-D’orsay-Corey Callahan- Jonas Czernyson

10-Canadian Justice-Peter Wrenn-Kevin Thomas*


*-Scratched out of the final.


Superstar Hanover was the leader into the first turn. Win Missy B got away second and D’orsay was caught first over in third. Win Missy B found room out of the pocket and came up to Gingras’s wheel at the quarter in :28.3. Win Missy B cleared the lead at the three-eighths. D’orsay was trotting up to her wheel in second, Superstar Hanover was at the rail in third and Personal Style came onto the outside trying to pick up cover from D’orsay. Win Missy B took the field by the half in :56.2 (:27.4).


D’orsay was neck and neck with Win Missy B at three-quarters in 1:24.2 (:28). Personal Style came three wide and was surging up to rivals approaching the wire. D’orsay was holding onto second and Win Missy B still had command. Personal Style lunged a final time, but Win Missy B was already clear and crossed the wire in 1:52.1 (:27.4). Personal Style was second, D’orsay was third and Superstar Hanover finished fourth.

Win Missy B ($34.80 in the first heat, $4.20 in the second heat) is by Conway Hall, out of the mare Winning Missbrenda by American Winner. She is owned by Robert Key, trained by Charlie Norris and Ron Pierce was in the bike, guiding Win Missy B to a 3:44.1 two-heat world record performance in the 47th Kentucky Filly Futurity.

Alagna the ‘Mvp’ of the Kentucky Futurity

In his breakout year, Tony Alagna scored another major stakes victory with his prized trotter My Mvp. He won straight heats in 1:52 and 1:53, respectively.


Money On My Mind was the tempo setter in the first elimination. Magic Tonight got away second and Solvato was in third. Guccio was caught wide in fourth heading to the quarter. Money On My Mind took the field by the quarter in :28.1. Solvato pulled the pocket and brushed by Andy Miller passing the three-eighths. Guccio inched into third and Appomattox edged to the outside, hopeful to pick up Takter’s cover. Solvato led the field by the half in :55.1 (:27).


Into the far turn, Guccio began backing up. Solvato was still on top at three-quarters in 1:23.2 (:28.1).  Money On My Mind angled off the pylons and was in pursuit of Solvato at the top of the stretch. Appomattox fanned off cover and My Mvp was storming down the center of the track off the pylons. Appomattox took a short lead but My Mvp was charging next to him and Lachance got his colt in front in the nick of time, winning in 1:52 (:28.3). Appomattox was second, Money On My Mind was third, Banker Volo was fourth and Guccio faded to fifth.


Archangel took the other elimination in 1:53.1.


Archangel took the lead, with Little Brown Fox in second and Another Amaretto third. Fogelberg went off stride and Gym Tan Laundry was pacing in the back. Archangel took the field by the quarter in :27.3. There was no change in order at the half in :56.3 (:29). There was still no change in order through three-quarters in 1:25.4 (:29.1).


Little Brown Fox and Another Amaretto angled off the pylons in pursuit of Archangel turning for home. Lindys Jersey Boy went on a break. The two could not catch Archangel and he was an easy winner in 1:53.1 (:27.4). Little Brown Fox was second, Another Amaretto was third and Lindys Jersey Boy finished fourth.


Here was the field for the final:


1-Archangel-Tim Tetrick-Peter Arrigena

2-My Mvp-Mike Lachance-Tony Alagna

3-Little Brown Fox-Yannick Gingras-Jimmy Takter

4-Appomattox-Scott Zeron-Frank Antonacci

5-Another Amaretto-Jim Morrill Jr.-Richard Silverman

6-Money On My Mind-Andy Miller-Julie Miller

7-Lindys Jersey Boy-Scott Zeron-Frank Antonacci*

8-Banker Volo-David Miller-Erv Miller

9-Guccio-Jimmy Takter-Jimmy Takter*

10-Fogelberg-Charlie Norris-Todd Rooney


*- Scratched out of the final.


Archangel was the leader at the quarter in :28.3. Money On My Mind was in second and Another Amaretto got away third. My Mvp was in fourth down the backstretch and came first over approaching the half-mile. Little Brown Fox picked up his cover and Appomattox was third over at the half in :57.1 (:28.3). My Mvp was applying pressure to Archangel into the far turn. Money On My Mind was locked in second and Little Brown Fox was carried into third. Archangel was holding onto the lead at three-quarters in 1:25.3 (:28.2).


My Mvp took the lead into the final eighth of a mile. Archangel quit and Appomattox came flying off cover with Little Brown Fox. Money On My Mind was surging late after finding racing room. My Mvp was holding on and he won the Kentucky Futurity by a length in 1:53 (:27.2). Appomattox was second, Another Amaretto was third and Little Brown Fox finished fourth.


My Mvp ($19.60 in first heat and $6.60 in the second heat) is by Cantab Hall, out of the mare Exceed Expectation by Kadabra. He is owned by Brittany Farms, Joe Sbrocco and Modern Family Partners, trained by Tony Alagna and Mike Lachance was in the bike to score his third Kentucky Futurity victory in 3:47.