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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Wanna Rock N Roll Returns To Winning Ways At Buffalo

by Brian J. Mazurek, for Buffalo Raceway

HAMBURG, N.Y. --- After seeing her five-race win streak come to a screeching halt last week, it didn't take Wanna Rock N Roll ($4.90) long to get back to the winner's circle as she went gate-to-wire in a season's best 1:58.2 to capture Buffalo Raceway's featured $10,000 Open pace for the ladies on Wednesday night (Feb. 8).

Last week, Wanna Rock N Roll had a troubled trip and settled for a disappointing fifth behind My Tallia Ideal, snapping her impressive run.

But Wanna Rock N Roll (Drew Monti) turned the tables on My Tallia Ideal this time around. 

Starting from the rail, Wanna Rock N Roll posted fractions of 30.4, 1:00.1 and 1:29.3 over the good track and disposed of My Tallia Ideal (David McNeight III) by a non-threatening 3/4 lengths. Scarlet N Silk (Ray Fisher Jr.) took the show spot.

Owned by Rose Campbell and trained by Steven Kiblin, Wanna Rock N Roll (Rocknroll Hanover-Cams Leading Lady) is a 6-year-old mare that has now won three times in four appearances in 2017. The victory moved her seasonal earnings to $15,500 and $242,977 lifetime.

Larry Stalbaum had four wins in the bike while Shawn Gray tripled. Trainers Gerry Sarama and Kimberly Asher each conditioned three winners.

Racing will resume on Friday night at Buffalo Raceway with a 10-race card scheduled for 5 p.m.

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