YONKERS, NY, Saturday, January 11, 2014--Dream Out Loud N () picked off favored Bettor's Edge ( ) Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's $33,000 Open Handicap Pace.
Assigned post position No. 2, he worked out a pocket trip behind 2-5 choice Bettor's Edge. That one threw down intervals of :28.1, :57.2 and 1:25.2. All the while, he was pestered by a fumbly-gaited, but persistent, longshot Eddie Sweat ().
Bettor's Edge eventually dismissed that one, taking a length lead into the lane. However, Dream Out Loud N was just minding his business. He angled out and easily went by, the margin a couple of lengths in 1:53.3. Bettor's Edge held second, with Dallenbach Hanover (), Lumberjack Willie ( ) and Sapphire City ( ) settling for the remainder.
For Dream Out Loud N, a 7-year-old Down Undergelding owned by Joe Muscara and trained by , he returned $18 (third choice) for a season-debuting victory. The exacta paid $38.20, with the triple returning $106.50.
The Raceway's five-night-per-week live schedule continues, with first post every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:10 PM. Evening simulcasting accompanies all live programs, with afternoon simulcasting available daily.