All Tiger N Poised For A Sweep

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Published: July 5, 2011 07:22 pm EDT

All Tiger N clearly is the horse to beat when he lines up behind the gate in the $60,000 Beat The Heat Pacing Series final on Saturday, July 9 at Mohawk Racetrack

The seven-year-old New Zealand-bred son of Christian Cullen-Tiger Turner stopped the teletimer in 1:49.1 in both of the preliminary legs, winning by 10 lengths in the first leg and then scoring by 4-1/2 lengths in leg two.

“I don’t see any other horse really peaking at this time, so I think my horse will be tough to beat,” said driver Luc Ouellette. “He doesn’t know the end of the mile. He was strong at the finish line in both his 1:49.1 efforts.”

Both victories were scored in gate-to-wire fashion, but the veteran driver believes the 20-time winner can come from behind if he has to.

“I think he’s better off a helmet, but I’ve been putting him on the lead and keeping him out of trouble.”

After having surgery last fall, Ouellette believes that was a big turning point for All Tiger N this season.

“He had surgery on his pallet last season due to breathing issues and he’s really come around. I think that’s the key point to his success this year.”

With career earnings of $275,963, All Tiger N will start from the second tier in post twelve for trainer Isaac Waxman and owner Brenda Selwyn Waxman.


To view entries for Saturday's card of harness racing, click the following link: Saturday Entries – Mohawk Racetrack.