Arthur Blue Chip repeats; Bandolito in 1:49.4

February 1, 2016 - garden totes

Pompano Beach, FL.January 31, 2016 – Arthur Blue Chip, driven byharness racing driver Wally Hennessey, led each step of his mile, wiring together halves of :55.3 and :54.3, to win a enriched $15,000 Open Handicap Pace during Pompano Park on Sunday night in 1:50.1.

Four Socks, rubbed by John Cummings, Jr., finished second, one length away, while Johnny Grippa, with Dave Ingraham in a bike, finished third. Rock On Moe was fourth while Brees Creek picked adult a nickel in a domain of seven.

In a assured move, Hennessey sent Arthur Blue Chip winging out of a gate, putting Johnny Grippa in a garden symbol with Four Socks, longest shot in a domain during scarcely 40 to 1. With an opening entertain in :27.1, Arthur Blue Chip strolled over to a half in :55.3 with a :27.2 third row thwarting any building threats.

In a lane, Johnny Grippa pointed out and Arthur Blue Chip drifted out a tad permitting Four Socks transparent sailing along a pylons into second though a outcome was never in doubt.

In a post-race interview, Hennessey related, “Doc Moore (trainer and co-owner Dr. Ian Moore) has him razor sharp-I meant razor sharp. Out in :27.1 and home in :27.1, since we frequency even spoke to him during a mile.

“And this organisation was no pushover, either, with a few of ’em owning sub-1:50 marks.

“I wanted to put my equine on a front finish since we know how most Dave’s (Ingraham) equine likes a front finish and didn’t wish to give him a possibility to get divided with soothing fractions, generally carrying certainty that my equine could go a good mile tonight.”

Dr. Ian Moore shares tenure in Arthur Blue Chip with R G McGroup and Serge Savard, with their 5 year-old son of Shadow Play equaling his lifetime best mile with a win-his second of a year in 4 starts and 12th lifetime in usually 29 starts.

The victory, incidentally vaulted Arthur Blue Chip’s lifetime annuity over a $500,000–$503,742 to be precise.

As a 1 to 5 tote-board favorite, Arthur Blue Chip paid $2.40 to his crowd of backers.

Bandolito illuminated adult a tele-timer in a $11,000 Open 3 Pace with a nearby wire-to-wire win for George Napolitano, Jr. in 1:49.4, this after boiling panels of :26, :53.1 and 1:20.3 along a way.

Next Thing Smoke’n sealed quick to finished second for Rick Plano while Maddysonofagun finished third with John MacDonald in a bike. Danishdujour finished fourth while Southern Winds picked adult a teenager endowment in a octet.

Bandolito, a 6 year-old son of Ponder owned and lerned by Jenny Bier, won for a 25th time during his superb career to send his lifetime annuity to $434,535 to go along with a superb symbol of 1:48.

As a strenuous 1 to 5 tote-board favorite, Bandolito paid a $2.60 division to his many investors.

After a race, a soothing oral Napolitano simply said, “He was on his diversion tonight!”

The $12,000 Open 2 Pace went to Northern Companion, with Dave Ingraham in a bike, in 1:51.4

Trained by Howard Klohr for owners Dorothy Zarza, Northern Companion was passed final in his octet around a final spin though swept adult widest of all on a strength to a :27.3 final row to spike a win in a final stride-the central domain being a head.

Whogoesfirst, driven by Wally Hennessey, finished second in a print while Martial Bliss finished third for Aaron Byron, three-parts-of-a-length away. Teranadawn finished fourth while pacesetting Danger Hi Joltage finished fifth.

In this movement packaged mile, there were several lead changes with Whogoesfirst divided quickest of all and holding a domain by an opening row of :26.3 before agreeable to Danger Hi Joltage, escorting a domain half approach by in :56.1.

On a backside, Heart Felt rushed adult from fifth to hang his nose in front past a third hire in 1:23.1 with Danger Hi Joltage fighting to retrieve a tip symbol branch for home before Whogoesfirst rallied to hang his conduct in front in low stretch, usually to be nailed by Northern Companion on a wire.

For Northern Companion, an 8 year-old altered son of Cambest, it was his 46th lifetime win-38 of those during Pompano Park-with his career gain circumference closer to $300,000–$297,282 to be exact.

Off during 10 to 1, Northern Companion paid $23.00-only a fourth time he’s been double-digit peculiar in winning.

In a renouned “Over The Hill Gang” Series, featuring 9 year-olds and up, a domain of 7 with total gain of good over $2 million and 236 lifetime wins went post-ward and it was a 11 year-old Zorgwijk Impact, driven by George Napolitano, Jr. for owner-trainer Jack Sheehan, home initial in a lifetime equaling best bid of 1:54.2.

Leading during each stick by panels of :28.2, :58 and 1:26.1, Zorgwijk Impact, a son of Armbro Ricochet, strolled home lengthening his domain to 7½ lengths during a handle over On The Tab (Wally Hennessey) with I’ll Tell You What third. Go Jesse Go was fourth over Mad Cow Lisa, picking adult a final endowment in thee septet.

Zorgwijk Impact now has 43 lifetime wins in his career stretching 272 starts, good for gain of $350,409.

As a 4 to 5 favorite on a tote-board, Zorgwijk Impact paid $3.80 to win.

Other important performances on a Sunday module in South Florida were carded by Grande Seelster in a $10,000 gait for $20,000 claimers, Officernagentleman in a $8,800 gait for $15,000 claimers, King Royalty in a conditioned eventuality and Thebestofjoel, also in a conditioned event.

Grande Seelster ($17.60) brushed adult on a backside from fourth to measure a print finish feat over Fall Toy and Buddha Blue Chip in 1:51.1 for Kevin Wallis.

Owned by Enos Van Stanhope III along with tutor Tony Dinges, Grande Seelster won for a 26th time career-wise to send his annuity to $232,411.

Officernagentleman ($4.80) won his fourth straight, this time for Joe Pavia, Jr., who was in a sullen for tutor Paul Holzman and a J L Benson Stables-the time of 1:50.3 being a new lifetime mark.

Fritzie Pic Up Man was subsequent in a mile followed by Hopiesdragininthedo.

Officernagentleman pushed his career annuity to $286,349 with a win-his 29th career-wise.

King Royalty ($10.80) lowered his symbol to 1:51 by removing design ideal doing from tutor Matt Romano in pinning a print finish better on Real Catch with Aloneinspades next. Owned by C F Associates, King Royalty now has a career stake of $156,601.

Finally, Thebestofjoel ($2.60), rubbed by George Napolitano, Jr., enjoyed his category dump this night and scored a embankment to handle win 1:51.1 off of prohibited panels of :26.3, :54.3 and 1:22.4.

Trained by Tim Maier for owners Denise Maier, Thebestofjoel now has $375,416 in lifetime gain to go along with his 32 career wins.

Racing continues on Monday night with post time set during 7:30 p.m.

by John Berry for Pompano Park

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