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Shebestingin impressive in Tompkins-Geers stakes at Tioga
Shebestingin (David Miller) captured Sunday afternoon's
$29,883 Tompkins-Geers stakes for 3-year-old pacing fillies at Tioga Downs.
Getting away third in a field of six, Shebestingin waited as Jim Morrill Jr.
and Give Me An Amen took the field by the quarter in 28.1. As the field headed
towards the half, Give Me An Amen was still in control by the half mile mark in
56.2 as Shebestingin began her first over bid. Down the backside, Shebestingin
unleashed a wicked 26.1 third quarter brush to clear and open up on the field
by three quarters in 1:22.3. Around the final turn, the question was not if but
by how many for Shebestingin and David Miller who crossed the wire shut down in
Joe Holloway trains the 3-year-old daughter of Bettor's Delight –
Armbro Tussie for Val D'Or Farms, Theodore Gewertz, and L & L Devisser. The
win was the sixth of the year in 10 seasonal starts for Shebestingin who
increased her seasonal earnings to more than $176,000.
In the other division for 3-year-old pacing fillies, JK
Black Beauty and David Miller captured the five horse race in first over
fashion with a new lifetime best of 1:52 for trainer Linda Toscano.
Bet The Moon goes by the two favorites to win
In the second division for 3-year-old pacing colts, Bet The
Moon and Jim Marohn Jr. upset the heavily favored Doctor Butch (Jim Morrill Jr.)
after sitting the pocket through fractions of 27.2, 56.2, and 1:23.4. As the
field headed down the stretch, Marohn pulled Bet The Moon to the outside and
paced by the pacesetter to win by a length and a quarter in a new lifetime best
of 1:51.4. Ron Burke trains the 3-year-old son of Bettor's Delight – Sun N Moon
for Edwin Gold.
Don't Ya Know (David Miller) captured the other division for
3-year-old pacing colts with a front end victory in 1:52.3 for trainer Joe
Tioga Downs passed a milestone on Sunday afternoon, as in
the 6th race of the day Fireyourguns with his 1:50.4 victory became
the 5,000th two minute mile in history of Tioga Downs.
Tioga Downs continues live racing on Friday, July 26th
with a post time of 6:50pm, for more information please visit us online at www.tiogadowns.com .