Day At The Track

McClure wins six at Woodbine Mohawk Park

07:00 PM 11 Jan 2019 NZDT
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MILTON, January 10, 2019 - Reinsman Bob McClure put on a show Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park by driving six-winners on the 10-race harness racing card.

The Elora, Ontario resident had a drive in all 10 of Thursday's races and made a statement early by sweeping the opening three-races on the card before earning his next three victories in the sixth-race and the 'Late-Double'.

Adding to the impressive evening, McClure teamed up with six different trainers for his six-win performance.

McClure's first win came with Barry Bird trained three-year-old gelding R U Talkin ($3.20). He then completed his sweep of the evening's first 'Pick-3' with four-year-old gelded trotter P L Louigi ($13.60) for Matt Dupuis and five-year-old pacing mare Sauble Bonnie ($3.30) for trainer Otis Hall.

The combination of McClure and Marty Fine has had success over the last few months and the duo connected in the sixth-race with sophomore pacing colt Just Wave Goodbye ($4.90).

McClure wrapped up his huge night by sweeping the 'Late-Double' with four-year-old gelded pacer Arukidinme Cabbie ($7.90) for trainer Tony O'Sullivan and eight-year-old gelded pacer Avalanche Hanover ($7.10) for conditioner Richard Moreau.

Poised for a huge 2019, McClure is a finalist for the O'Brien Award as Canada's Driver of the Year in 2018 after winning 328-races and posting a career-high $5.3 million in earnings.

McClure will look to carry the momentum gained from Thursday's dominance into Friday evening's card. He is scheduled to drive in nine of the evening's 10-races.

Post time is 7:10 p.m.

Replays available at www.YouTube.com/WoodbineReplays

 

Mark McKelvie
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