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High Profile Qualifiers Continue

Published: June 9, 2020 4:45 pm ET

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Magical Acres played host to 20 qualifying races on Tuesday morning (June 9), as Dan Patch Award winners, returning stakes stars, and Pepsi North America Cup eligibles all took turns recording victories for their connections.

Dan Patch Award winner When Dovescry recorded her 2020 charted debut in Race 17 for her new trainer, Brett Pelling, and the four-year-old daughter of Muscle Hill did what she could to impress her new conditioner. The career winner of $992,000 started from the rail, worked out a two-trip through the fractions (:28.1, :59.3, 1:27.1), and fired home with a 27-second final quarter. David Miller was aboard for the half-length victory, which was clocked in 1:54.3. When Dovescry is owned by Yves Sarrazin, Dumain Haven Farm, Singh And Soulsby, and John Lengacher.

O'Brien Award winner Dip Me Hanover continued to prep for her three-year-old campaign in Race 10, as the Linda Toscano-trained daughter of Donato Hanover was ready for the front end on Tuesday. The 2019 Peaceful Way Stakes winner left from Post 5, trotted on the engine (:29, 1:00.2, 1:29.4) and went on to record a three-length win for David Miller in 1:57.4. Dip Me Hanover is owned by Camelot Stable Inc., Dreamville Stable, and R And I Farms LLC.

Race 14 saw 2019 Meadowlands Pace winner Best In Show put forth the second qualifying effort of his 2020 campaign, and the four-year-old surely flashed some speed for trainer Linda Toscano and driver Tim Tetrick. The son of Bettors Delight left from Post 5, cut all of the fractions (:27.1, :56.2, 1:23.3), and paced home in :27.1. He stopped the clock in 1:50.4 and won by eight and a half lengths. Best In Show, who has $644,366 in earnings on his card, is owned by Richard Young and Joanne Young.

Coyote Wynd Farms' International Stallion Stakes winner Madame Sherry continued to prepare for her three-year-old season in Race 8, as the daughter of Father Patrick was victorious for trainer Jim Campbell and driver Tim Tetrick. After having started from Post 3, the bay was forwardly placed on the rail through the fractions (:29.3, 1:00.1, 1:28.3). Madame Sherry fired home in :28.3 and trotted away to a three and a half-length win in 1:57.3.

A pair of three-year-old pacers eligible to Woodbine Mohawk Park's Pepsi North America Cup also notched victories during the marathon docket.

Race 3 saw the Noel Daley-trained and Andrew McCarthy-driven Revenant Blue Chip hang on for a gritty win in 1:50. The American Ideal colt left from Post 3 and cut all of the fractions (:27.1, :57, 1:24.3) before being challenged in the stretch. Revenant Blue Chip, who has yet to make a pari-mutuel start in his career, persevered in the lane and dug in for a :27.2 final quarter. The Blue Chip Bloodstock Inc. homebred had what it took to record a half-length victory in 1:52. Revenant Blue Chip has been installed as a 100-1 shot in Trot Magazine's 2020 Pepsi North America Cup Spring Book. To view the spring book odds, click here.

Trainer Jim Campbell and driver Tim Tetrick clicked in Race 2 with the NA Cup eligible Tell Them Lou. The three-year-old gelded son of Sweet Lou started from Post 7, raced third through the fractions (:28.4, 1:00.3, 1:29.1), and fired home late for a narrow victory. Tell Them Lou closed with a sharp :26.1 final quarter and got up for a neck win in 1:56. Tell Them Lou is a homebred of Fashion Farms LLC.


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