3 year-old trotting colts held center court during New York Sire Stakes at Vernon Downs.
Enterprise (Brian Sears) is now
four for four in his career after his biggest test yet ($39,900). The
Chapter Seven colt jumped out to the lead but soon found himself in the pocket
trailing Money Macintosh (Andy Miller). Enterprise ($2.90) found himself
locked in the box at the three-quarter mark trapped in by Cresurrey (Trond
Smedshammer) and Swell Cap (Corey Callahan).
Cresurrey would tire in the
stretch giving Sears an opening to guide Enterprise out of the pocket, looking
like he was shot out of a cannon. Owned by Courent Inc. and trained by
Marcus Melander, Enterprise would win by an open length in 1:53.4 holding off
Swell Chap who finished second and Meetmeinthemiddle (Jason Bartlett) who was
Sears would have another New York
Sire Stakes victory ($39,200) winning the first division with Stick With Me Kid
(Deweycheatumnhowe). Stick With Me Kid ($7.00) would jump out to a three
length lead and play catch me if you can. Owned by Paul Fontaine, Ashlee
Allyn with Donna Bonno and trained by George Ducharme the 3 year-old would win
The favorite Bill's Man (Corey
Callahan) would come on late but fall a length short to finish second.
Top Flight Angel (Andy Miller) would be third.
In the other New York State Sire
Stakes race ($39,900), Devious Man (Andy Miller) won his sophomore
debut. Owned by Stoy Inc. and Andy Miller Stable Inc while trained
by Julie Miller, the 3 year-old colt found himself in third at the halfway
point. Miller would then go first over just before three-quarters taking
the lead in the stretch. Devious Man (Credit Winner) won the New York
State Sire Stakes Final as a 2 year-old in 2016. Devious man ($3.20) had
all he could do to hold-off Lord Cromwell (Jason Bartlett) in deep
stretch. Aces And Eights (Dan Daley) finished third.
Due to lack of horses, Vernon
will not race Thursday (June 1). They will resume on Friday (June 2) at
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