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Speed Rules In Georgian Features

Published: December 9, 2008 10:34 pm ET

Last Comment: December 10, 2008 8:20 am ET | 1 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

The name of the game was go to the front and don’t look back in two of Tuesday evening’s trio of Preferred events at Georgian Downs.

Never Bax Down front-stepped his way through splits of :28.1, :59.2 and 1:28.1 before finishing off his foes with a :30.1 final quarter to take the $13,000 Preferred Trot for the team of trainer Dave Frey and driver Steve Byron.

The five-year-old son of Angus Hall cruised to a two-length victory over Oaklea Nolan, while Born Believer finished a distant third.

Frey and partner Vaughn Marshall of Campbellville, ON watched the gelding improve to 9-2-3 in 37 starts this season. The lion’s share of the purse boosted his lifetime bankroll to $175,275.

Mach It Paid extended his win streak to three-in-a-row thanks to his coast-to-coast score in the $13,000 Preferred 2 Pace for owner/trainer/driver Isaac Waxman of Dundas, ON.

Waxman laid down fractions of :27.1, :56.3 and 1:26.4 with the four-year-old son of Mach Three, who used a :28-second final frame to hold off The Bam Man by a nose in a time of 1:54.4. Trevor Jay B rounded out the top three in the seven-horse affair.

The victory helped Mach It Paid improve his 2008 record to 12-1-5 in 34 starts. He has stashed away $168,195 to date.

Brawn Seelster struck a pose for the track photographer for the second consecutive start, however he used an off-the-pace approach for trainer/driver Callie Rankin.

The come-from-behind specialist needed nearly every inch of the Innisfil, ON oval to get up for the neck decision in a time of 1:58.3 for Rankin, who shares ownership on the six-year-old son of Berndt Hanover with partner Jeff Goreski of Richmond Hill, ON.

Its A Fact Jack, who laid down panels of :28, :58.2 and 1:28.2 gave way in the closing strides en route to a second-place finish. Pocket-sitting New Dice Please was a lapped-on third in the eight-horse affair.

Brawn Seelster has racked up an eye-catching 12-7-6 record in 32 starts this season, while potting $140,025 along the way. He has banked $349,790 in his career.

To view Tuesday’s results, click here.

December 10, 2008 - 8:20 amCongratulations Callie on

Perry Howlett (not verified) SAID...

Congratulations Callie on another great season with Brawn Seelster.


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