Round Two of the Harvest Series for two-year-old fillies went postward Monday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park, with pacers battling in a trio of $17,000 divisions and trotters going at it in a set of $17,000 tilts.
Wiggle Delight took the first pacing division in 1:53.2 for driver Anthony MacDonald and trainer Mario Baillargeon.
Sent off at odds of 7-1, the daughter of Bettors Delight-Wiggle Hanover was on the lead for the majority of the mile and wound up drawing clear to win by 5-1/4 lengths over even-money favourite Beach Sports. Fast N Relentless took home third prize.
Panic Stable LLC of Itasca, IL owns the two-time winner who went over $30,000 in earnings with the victory.
Coco Beach De Vie bounced back from a disappointing effort in Round 1 of the series for the tandem of driver Sylvain Filion and trainer Daryl Roberts.
The daughter of Sunshine Beach-Beach Girl De Vie overcame early interference to win in rallying fashion over race favourite Saulsbrook Raven, who came up a mere half-length short in 1:54.4. Better Days Ahead closed from far back to finish third.
The filly, who is owned by Estate Of Walter W Parkinson, Ruth Ann Parkinson and Rachel Roberts, has manufactured a 2-1-0 record in the first nine starts of her career. She’s closing in on $30,000 in lifetime earnings.
Sex Appeal took the final division for the pacers in a time of 1:54.3 for driver Trevor Henry and trainer Bob McIntosh.
The daughter of Bettors Delight-Lasting Appeal sat third for the majority of the mile while race favourite Kit and Trizzle Trazzle took turns on the lead. Trevor Henry found clearance in the lane with Sex Appeal and she uncorked a :27.4 final frame en route to winning by three-quarters of a length over Mia Culpa. Trizzle Trazzle was third.
Sent off at odds of 5-1, the homebred is perfect in the preliminary legs for the partnership of Robert McIntosh Stables Inc and Al McIntosh Holdings Inc. She owns a 2-0-1 record from eight starts and she’s banked over $20,000 to date.
Goddess De Vie took the first of two splits for trotters thanks to her come-from-behind score for Team McNair.
The daughter of E L Titan-On Broadway De Vie got away fourth before making a first-over move on the on the way to the half. She worked her way to the lead at the three-quarter pole and then used a :28.1 closing panel to win by a head over 1-2 favourite Princesspartypants in 1:57.2. Golden Gavel took home the show dough.
Doug McNair mapped out the winning trip with the Gregg McNair trainee who is owned by Hall of Famer Ian Fleming of Londesborough, Ont. The win improved her record to 3-2-0 from nine attempts and the $8,500 payday pushed her career earnings over $40,000. She’ll look for the series sweep in next week’s final.
Mybella Angel captured the other division in 1:58 for driver Paul MacDonell and trainer Ted MacDonnell.
The daughter of Archangel-Allerage Bella sat a stalking trip in the garden spot while Trina and race favourite Susies Lady battled for the majority of the mile. Mybella Angel slipped to the outside in the third quarter, and she stormed home in :28.1 to win by 1-1/2 lengths over Trina in 1:58.1. Rounding out the Trifecta ticket was Susies Lady.
Sent off at odds of 6-1, Mybella Angel won for the first time in eight starts for Legendary Standardbred Fa of Mt. Morris, NY. She’s closing in on $30,000 in lifetime earnings.
To view results for Monday's card of harness racing, click the following link: Monday Results – Woodbine Mohawk Park.