First-over bid works out for Saulsbrook Olympia

First-over bid works out for Saulsbrook Olympia

Batavia, NY – After going a really lengthy mile, the hard-working Saulsbrook Olympia (Big Jim) scored her second straight harness racing victory within the $14,000 Distaff Open Handicap at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (Nov. 2).

Saulsbrook Olympia (#6) and driver David McNeight, III simply pull as much as the wire (Wendy J Lowery Photo)

Somebeachsomefra (Jim Morrill Jr.) was the early chief and compelled the beautiful Nun N (Ray Fisher Jr.) to desert her want for the entrance and slide into second. The race hit the quarter in :28.1 and as they went three-eighth tempo, Dave McNeight III led Saulsbrook Olympia out of the sixth and commenced to maneuver ahead, seeking to cowl rapidly. While nobody else drew the precise traces, Saulsbrook Olympia was by itself and took the duty to coronary heart, first within the wind.

Saulsbrook Olympia was fourth at five-eighths and third at three-quarters. Then, as they headed into the ultimate flip, the beautiful Nun N pulled away from the pocket and compelled it three deep. But Fisher modified course rapidly with The Stunning Nun N and returned to the posts leaving Sauslbrook Olympia a transparent shot within the lane.

As the passing lane opened, the beautiful Nun N handed inside Somebeachsomefra and Saulsbrook Olympia was in full stride in the midst of the observe. All three mares went in unison to the wire in a blanket end the place a photograph and the decide’s willpower declared Saulsbrook Olympia the winner by a head in 1:55.3.


Notching her tenth win of the 12 months, Saulsbrook Olympia ($5.00) now reveals $80,266 in earnings on her card and each figures are single-season highs for the mare. William Mcneil and Edward Gorc personal the Jennifer Giuliani-trained daughter of Big Jim-Racino Star. She paid $5.00 to win because the betting favourite.

The win was considered one of two for Giuliani, whereas additionally beginning a pure hat trick for McNeight’s driving that now offers him 49 wins at Batavia and moved him right into a tie for third place in sprint wins this meet with Kyle Cummings, of who received one. racing at evening. Leader Kevin Cummings and runner-up Jim Morrill Jr. each had three wins apiece on Wednesday as effectively and that places them at 108 and 102 respectively.

Live racing resumes at Batavia Downs on Saturday (November 5) at 6pm and there’s one other switch out there. The Hi-5 Pentafecta Jackpot within the thirteenth race will begin at $2,123 within the pool. Free previous efficiency race applications for all reside race days will be downloaded by visiting the observe web site right here and clicking on the Live Race tab after which watch all of the races reside on the Batavia Downs YouTube channel.

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from Tim Boyarskifor Batavia Downs

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