April 19, 2022
Mike Merton and Mcgwire each had a banner day, winning 3 races each, before the day started the 22-year-old Mcgwire Sowers had 599 wins going into the day, during the card he notched win 600 and by the time the day ended he got win # 601 working his way to his next milestone. Sowers got on the board with Dreamfair Helena in 1:57.1- $15.00 for trainer Billy “Zeke” Parker, next up was a wire to wire win aboard Millwood Faith N in 1:59.3 who notched win number 4 for the year. Sowers saved the best for last taking the Fillies and Mares $7,600 Open Pace with Moonlighandroses who scored a 3 length win over Fox Valley Charliz (Greg Merton) in 1:56.4 to earn her 3rd win of the season
Mike Merton started the day by winning the first 3 races in consecutive order, the first half of the Daily Double saw Merton score with Hunters Gal who over took Ladys Big Stormont in 2:02.1. Next up was Fear My Shadow the 1/5 betting favorite went down the road to win by 2 lengths in 1:56.1 to earn a seasonal time badge and his 3rd win in a row for trainer Candace Brandstatter. Quick Deal who started from post position 6 earned Merton win #3 (2:02 – $10.60) it was the first win of the season for the 14-year-old who is trained by Rob Harmon.
Trainer Bo Sowers had 2 winners on the day.