Azure Seelster Strolls At Flamboro

Published: September 24, 2019 11:41 pm EDT

Jacques Dupont trainee Azure Seelster secured the front early and sped to a 1:53.1 victory in the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

The four-year-old Shadow Play mare took the front while Ride Away Shark sat second to a :27.1 first quarter. The Joy Luck Club pulled first over from fourth moving to a :55.4 half but failed to advance heading to three-quarters in 1:24.1. Azure Seelster widened her lead circling into the stretch, finishing three lengths in front of Ride Away Shark while The Joy Luck Club settled for third.

Owned by Les Ecuries Dorleans Inc., Azure Seelster won her seventh race from 28 starts this season and her 15th from 63 overall, earning $199,234. Tyler Moore drove the $15.30 winner.

Anderson Seelster swept past dueling leaders entering the final turn to take the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace in 1:54.2.

War Filly took the lead from pylon-starter Zealous Seelster moving to a :27 first quarter and faced first-over pressure from Make Mine Mocha heading to a :55.4 half. Driver Robert Shepherd had Anderson Seelster positioned fourth approaching the backside and swung the five-year-old Camluck mare three wide to come within a length of the lead passing three-quarters in 1:24.3. Anderson Seelster surged to control entering the stretch and strode to a one-and-a-half length victory with War Filly holding second. Alphabet Queen closed for third.

Owned by 1187422 Ontario Inc., Anderson Seelster won her fifth race from 24 starts this season and her 12th from 71 overall, earning $134,880. Rod Boyd conditions the $5.70 winner.

To view Tuesday's harness racing results, click on the following link: Tuesday Results - Flamboro Downs.