by Lou Monaco
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – August 7, 2017 – Two Am wore down Yes Mickey in the stretch to capture the $50,000 Townsend Ackerman by two and a half lengths, the tenth race on Saturday at the Meadowlands.
At odds of 7-1, Two Am, driven by Tyler Buter, caught 3-5 Yes Mickey with Ake Svanstedt driving, at the top of the stretch in 1:52.2, paying his backers handsomely at $17.20, $5.80, and $3.80, his third straight win and fourth in his last five starts.
Yes Mickey paid $2.20, $2.10, and $3.40 for second and Fly on with Andy Miller finished third, paying $3.40 to show.
Two AM, three-year-old gelding by Muscles Massive, is trained by Todd Buter.