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Balmoral Park

Balmoral Park (9/27/10)

Contact: Tom Kelley
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TROTTERS BATTLE IN CONSOLATION ACTION

Fox Valley Solomon
Fox Valley Solomon and driver Dale Hiteman used a perfect two-hole trip to help take home top honors in Sunday's $19,500 Su Mac Lad consolation for three-year-old trotting colts.
A pair of three-year-old trotting events shared top billing on Sunday, Sept. 26 at Balmoral Park as six sophomore trotting colts battled in the $19,500 Su Mac Lad consolation while seven of their female counterparts were sent postward in the $17,900 Lady Ann Reed consolation.

Taking home top honors in the Su Mac Lad consolation was Paula Smith, James Runyan and Gary Engel’s Fox Valley Solomon as he reported home with a two-length triumph in a career best of 1:58.4.

Given a signature Dale Hiteman drive, the son of International Chip-Super Renee took advantage of the inside starting spot as he managed to save ground the entire way while sitting in the garden spot as Wolf Creek Pass (Brian Carpenter) rolled through splits of 29.1, 59.4 and 1:29.0.

Finding room with a sixteenth of a mile to go, the Joel Smith trainee zipped right by Wolf Creek Pass to record his fourth win in 18 starts this season. Wolf Creek Pass held on for second while Dutch Commander (JD Lewis) was third.

St Louis Holiday
St. Louis Holiday and Art Gregory Jr. made every call a winning one in the $17,900 Lady Ann Reed consolation for three-year-old trotting fillies on Sunday night.
In the Lady Ann Reed consolation Trenton, Brenda and Braden Watson’s St. Louis Holiday was given a perfect steer by driver Art Gregory Jr. as she went wire to wire in 1:59.1.

Trotting right to the top from post position one, the daughter of Vaporize-Never Ms. Still cruised through leisurely splits of 28.4, 59.0 and 1:29.4 and then continued on strong to the wire as she reported home with a 2 ¾-length verdict. Fox Valley Sienna (David Avenatti) came on late to be the bridesmaid while Claires Rose (Marcus Miller) was third.

The win was the second in 24 starts for the Trenton Watson trainee, who is just shy of the $50,000 mark in career earnings now.

The 10 Cent High 5 wager was not hit on Sunday’s card thanks in part to 37-1 and 34-1 longshots Fin Riziel and Slinginsand finishing first and second in the 10th race. That means $9,044 will be added to the jackpot for Wednesday’s 10 Cent High 5 and Balmoral officials are expecting that pool to be in excess of $35,000. The 10 Cent High 5 takes place on race 10 each night at both Balmoral and Maywood Park.

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