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Jimmy Freight Back On Track

Published: November 26, 2021 9:00 am ET

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Despite being away from the racetrack for 25 months, Adriano Sorella's Jimmy Freight hasn't forgotten how to win. The six-year-old son of Sportswriter prevailed in his qualifying return, on Friday (Nov. 26) at Woodbine Mohawk Park, with a 1:56.4 performance.

In line to Louis-Philippe Roy, Jimmy Freight floated from his outside post seven to land in third behind a soft early pace controlled by Lancaster Bomber (Doug McNair). After stalking splits of :29.2 and :59, Jimmy Freight edged off the pegs with five-sixteenths to go, surging forward to overtake Lancaster Bomber just beyond three-quarters in 1:29. The 21-time winner switched gears off the turn for home, throwing down a :27.4 final panel and holding off Richard Moreau stablemate Shadow In Red (Sylvain Filion) by a half length.

Jimmy Freight is slated to pull double duty in 2022, as Sorella announced earlier this month.

Video from this morning's Mohawk qualifiers appears below.

To view Friday morning's complete results, click the following link: Friday Results – Woodbine Mohawk Park (Qualifier).


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