view counter
view counter

Robert Carey Memorial Stakes Continue

Published: July 31, 2016 1:48 am ET

No Comments | Jump to Comments

On a beautiful Saturday (July 30) evening at Hawthorne Race Course, two divisions of leg three of the Robert F. Carey Memorial Stakes took place over a fast track. The Carey Memorial is for Illinois-bred three-year-old colt and gelding pacers.

Race five on the card was the first division of the Carey and a field of eight lined up behind the gate. Dr Drake Ramoray was sent away as the favourite with Jim Pantaleano flying in for the drive.

He Gone Jack and Dale Hiteman left for the early lead through the quarter in :28.3. Early on the backstretch, favoured Dr Drake Ramoray took over, covering the half in :57.3. On the turn, Chlos Richess moved to challenge Dr Drake Ramoray through three-quarters in 1:26.3. In the stretch, Dr Drake Ramoray battled on and held sway, winning by two lengths in 1:53.4. Holdonwererolling got up for second while Chlos Richess finished third.

Owned by Megan Rogers Racing Stables Inc. and trained by Norm Parker, Dr Drake Ramoray paid $5.20, $3.00, and $2.20. Holdonwererolling returned $3.20 and $2.40 while Chlos Riches paid $2.40 to show.

The second division of the Carey went as race seven on the Saturday card. The favourite at post time was Royale Rose for driver Matt Krueger.

Caffeine Kid for Dale Hiteman left from the inside for the lead through the quarter in :28.2. On the backside, Royale Rose was first to move as he took over through the half in :57.1. In the turn, Royale Rose met the challenge of Goinduneside after three-quarters in 1:25.2. In the lane, Royale Rose opened up a two-length lead, but Dan D Dune came flying down the center of the track and drew clear by four lengths to win in 1:53 for driver Casey Leonard. Royale Rose finished second while IYQ YQR was third.

Owned by Cynthia Kay Willis and trained by Nelson Willis, Dan D Dune paid $10.00, $4.20 and $2.80. Royale Rose paid $2.80 and $2.40 while IYQ YQR paid $5.00 to show.

(With files from Hawthorne Race Course)

view counter

© 2021 Standardbred Canada. All rights reserved. Use of this site signifies your agreement and compliance with the legal disclaimer and privacy policy.

Firefox 3 Best with IE 7 Built with Drupal