June 27, 2016 Bar Hopping Defeats Southwind Frank In ‘Beal’ Elims
Bar Hopping Defeats Southwind Frank In ‘Beal’ Elims By Frank and Ray Cotolo
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:35 PM
(H) denotes Hambletonian eligible
Takter-trainee Bar Hopping (H-Muscle Hill) handed Southwind Frank
(H-Muscle Hill) his first loss on Saturday, June 25, winning the latter
of two Earl Beal Jr. Memorial eliminations in 1:52.1 by a neck.
(H-Donato Hanover), Dice Man (H-SJ’s Caviar) and Love Matters
(H-Explosive Matters) also qualified for the final. Bar Hopping,
returning $24.60 to win, is owned by Christina Takter, Hatfield Stables,
Marvin Katz and Al Libfeld, and was driven by Tim Tetrick.
setting the pace for most of the mile, Brooklyn Hill (H-Muscle Hill)
was surpassed by Dayson, who launched through the stretch to nab the
earlier Beal elimination by a nose in 1:52.3. Truemass Volo, Reigning
Moni (H-Donato Hanover), and Hollywood Highway (H-Muscle Massive) also
qualified for the final.
Dayson, owned by Burke Racing Stables,
Our Horse Cents Stables, Jerry & Theresa Silva Stables, and Rossie
Smith, trained by Ron Burke, and driven by Jim Morrill Jr., paid $3.80.
Hambletonian Trail also crossed through Buffalo Raceway with two
divisions of the $121,500 New York Sires Stakes on Sunday, June 26. The
Royal Harry (H-RC Royalty) Smalltownthrowdown won their respective
divisions going wire to wire in 1:59.4 and 1:56.2.
Harry, trained and driven by Ake Svanstedt, is owned by Michael and
William Pozefsky. He paid $3.50. Smalltownthrowdown, paying $8.90, is
owned by Ann-Mari Daley, James Crawford IV, Donald Brenner, and Richard
Lombardo. He is trained and driven by Dan Daley.
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