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Aperfectyankee sets Tompkins-Geers stakes record on Thursday night at Tioga Downs
Three divisions for 2-year-old trotting colts and three
divisions for 2-year-old trotting fillies highlighted the nine-race card on
Thursday night at Tioga Downs.
Aperfectyankee (Jim Oscarsson) established a new stakes
record for 2-year-old trotting colts in the second division with a wire to wire
effort in 1:56.4.
Aperfectyankee rolls in 1:56.4
The 2-year-old son of Yankee Glide – Asixpakfromperfect cut
through fractions of 29.1, 59.2, and 1:27.4 before easing away from the field a
winner in his second lifetime start.
Jim Oscarsson owns and trains
Aperfectyankee who was purchased for $55,000 as a yearling.
Highlighting the divisions for 2-year-old trotting fillies
was True Day Dream from the locally based Dan O’Mara stable.
O’Mara wasted no
time getting the filly to the front past an opening quarter in 29.4 and then
cut through fractions of 59.2 and 1:27.3 before dismissing the rest of the
field with a final panel of 29.1 to win in 1:56.4.
True Day Dream was a bargain
$3,200 yearling purchase for Joe Hess of New
Milford, NJ and posts
a record of 1-1-1 in three seasonal starts good for more than $18,000 in
True Day Dream and Dan O'Mara win
Also capturing divisions of Tompkins-Geers was: 2CT: Boffin
– Charlie Norris (1:57.4), 2CT: Show Ticket – Charlie Norris (1:57.1), 2FT: Dewey Lane – Jim
Morrill Jr. (1:56.4), 2FT: Bull Spreader – (1:59.4).
Tioga Downs continues its Tompkins-Geers' weekend with live
racing resuming on Friday, July 20th at 6:50 pm.
Tioga Downs will also once again be offering a $5,000
guaranteed pick four in coordination with the USTA's strategic wagering program
on Sunday, July 22nd on the last four races of the day (post time
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