Son of Shadow Play takes tip honors
December 21, 2015 - garden totes
Pompano Beach, FL…December 20, 2015…hosted a contingent of strap racing facilities on Sunday night with Arthur Blue Chip holding tip honors in a $11,500 Open Handicap Pace, Dont Tell Rusty annexing a $10,500 eventuality for $30,000 claiming pacers and Trevor Win For Us scoring in a second leg of a Late Closing Powerline Pace.
Arthur Blue Chip went a unequivocally diversion first-over tour to post a new lifetime symbol of 1:50.1 withdoing a lines for tutor , who co-owns with Serge Savard and a R G McGroup Ltd.
The 4 year-old son ofdone justification for his singular miscue in his Pompano Park entrance a week ago to post a 1 ½ length preference over a late charging Bluehourpower, driven by Ricky Macomber, Jr., with Alexa’s Jackpot, teaming adult with John MacDonald for uncover honors.
Caddillac Phil finished fourth while KR’s Power Surge picked adult a teenager endowment in a margin scratched down to six.
At a outset, a contingent of Alexa’s Jackpot, Cadillac Phil and Arthur Blue Chip were all opposed for a lead with Next Thing Smoke’n also in a brew with Hennessey determining to stay out of a early fight and find a symbol in fourth forward of Bluehourpower.
With Alexa’s Jackpot and Cadillac Phil trade punches early, it was a former heading during a :26.3 entertain for a few strides before Cadillac Phil took over, usually to relinquish a lead again to Alexa’s Jackpot past a half in :54.2.
Once a dirt staid there, Arthur Blue Chip left his friendly slot in fourth and trudged adult initial over, reaching a saddle pad of a personality past 3 buliding in 1:22.2.
From there, Arthur Blue Chip fake to a front and simply hold off Bluehourpower, in turn, a neck improved than Alexa’s Jackpot and a neck and a nose improved than Cadillac Phil.
After a event, motorist Hennessey said, “You know, he’s a unequivocally good one. He had been rebellious some of a tigers in new races adult north like Always B Miki and Foiled Again. He done that mangle withdrawal final week yet was well-spoken as silk tonight.
“I left a bit with him tonight yet it was flattering chaotic adult front so we motionless to stay out of that ravel and take that chair in fourth. You know, when we are out there on a track, we have to make decisions. Some are right and some are not so right. we was advantageous to make a right one here. He’s utterly a equine and he valid it this night.”
The win was a fourth of a year for Arthur Blue Chip in 14 starts, good for annuity of $92,705 this deteriorate and $483,617 lifetime.
As a 6 to 5 second choice on a board, Arthur Blue Chip paid $4.60 to win.
The $10,000 gait featuring a $30,000 claiming tab for all entrants went to Dont Tell Rusty, rubbed by Ed Hensley in 1:51.4.
The 6 year-old son of Tell All, lerned by Paul Holzman for owners Melvin Fink, won by a half-length over a late charging Johnny Grippa (Kevin Wallis) with Thebestofjoel (Tim Maier) third.
King Royalty finished fourth while Dabestleaderever finished fifth to explain a minors in a margin of nine.
Don’t Tell Rusty was on a engine from a get-go from post eight, grabbing a lead after a tough fought opening entertain in :27.
Once on top, though, there was no breather during a subsequent entertain with “Rusty” holding a margin by a perfectionist half in :54.3.
On a backside, usually amiable threats grown as King Royalty done a initial over bid yet never removing by Thebestofjoel branch for home.
In a lane, Don’t Tell Rusty, yet flapping out a line or two, hold off a late swell on a inside by Johnny Grippa to prevail.
Don’t Tell Rusty, carrying his best deteriorate ever career-wise, posted his 12th success of a year to pull his anniversary annuity to $91,690. He’s banked $183,051 lifetime.
As a 3 to 5 favorite on a tote-board, Don’t Tell Rusty rewarded his backers with a $3.20 mutuel.
The second leg of a Powerline Pace for claiming horses and geldings went to Trevor Win For Us, rubbed by Rick Plano, in a print over Oh My Joepa (Aaron Byron) with Aloneinspades (Kevin Wallis) third.
Maddyssonofagun was fourth while Dirty Devil picked adult a nickel in a sextet.
When a Hummer wings folded, Oh My Joepa was urged to a front with Aloneinspades to his inside and Trevor Win For Us regulating his inside post to tighten a opening to get a garden journey.
After a span of :28 quarters, Lyons Josephjnr, a favorite, launched his bid yet came adult dull this night as Oh My Joepa reached hire series 3 in 1:25.
Right then, Trevor Win For Us left a slot and intent Oh My Joepa in a widen prolonged battle, prevalent by a neck during a handle in 1:53.1.
After a event, motorist Plano kidded, “The expostulate done all a disproportion in a universe tonight!
“Actually, a fitness of a pull was on a side because, once we sealed a hole, we got only a ideal outing behind of Byron (Oh My Joepa). Once we left a pocket, it was tooth and spike all a approach down a lane. Neither of us unequivocally gave an in. and it could have left possibly way. OK, a motorist AND a pull won it for us—along with a talent of a horse, of course!”
Trained by Jake Huff for his mother and owners Rosie Huff, Trevor Win For Us, a new further to a stable, won for a third time in 2015, promulgation his anniversary annuity to $40,700.
The 8 year-old of Cheyenne Rei now has amassed $222,244 in lifetime annuity to go along with his 1:50.1 mark.
As third choice in a win pool, Trevor Win For Us paid $12.60 to his faithful.
Racing continues Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday on this holiday week with post time during 7:30 on Monday and Tuesday and 7:00 on Wednesday when a line offers 14 pre-holiday races.
by John Berry for Pompano Park