Hennessey Snags Five At Tioga

Published: June 26, 2022 12:22 am EDT

Wally Hennessey drove five winners on the card at Tioga Downs including a win in the $9,000 co-featured trot with Golden Kronos on Saturday (June 25). 

Golden Kronos ($2.80) was first to the quarter in :27.4. He slowed things down using a :29.4 second quarter and was first to the half in :57.3. He coasted to three-quarters in 1:25.3. 

As they reached the stretch second place finisher Jammin Jack came all out after the leader but Golden Kronos was too strong and won easily in 1:54.3. Manwilling finished third 

Golden Kronos is an eight-year-old gelding by Chapter Seven. He is owned by Michael and William Pozefsky while trained by Chip Zombick. It was his first win this season. He now has 33 victories. 

Hennessey got his other wins with Ruthless Dude ($5.40), Mr Houdini ($4.10), Southwind Moroccan ($2.10), and Harry Terror ($6.10). 

Saranac Blue Chip won the $9,000 co-featured pace. 

Saranac Blue Chip jumped out of the gate and led to the first quarter in :27.1. He was first to the half in :56.2 and first to three-quarters in 1:24.3.   

Second place finisher Hard Rock Hulk followed in the pocket but could never get close as Saranac Blue Chip cruised to a win in a seasonal best of 1:52.1. Bettors Authority was third best. 

Saranac Blue Chip is a four-year-old gelding by American Ideal. He is owned by Leona Morrissey and trained by Dan Morrissey. It was his sixth win in 2022. He now has 11 victories. Jim Taggart Jr. drove the $5.40 winner.

Tioga Downs returns to Live racing on Sunday (June 26) with an 11-race card featuring two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old pacing colts & geldings starting at 1:00 p.m. (EDT).

(Tioga Downs) 

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