Ordered behind the eight-ball, Economy Terror--a winner in her last effort two weeks ago--saw a whole lot of action take place in front of her.
A wide-early Lorrie Please () made the first lead, going past Rockaround Sue ( ) after a :26.3 opening quarter-mile. "Sue" was hard to handle in the two-hole, so she played leapfrog on the lead. No sooner did that happen than last week's winner, Carol's Desire (Dan Dube), took her turn on the lead. "Carol" found a :56.1 intermission, leaving tepid 5-2 favorite Magic Starlight (Brennan) first-up and Economy Terror right on her back,.
The battle was in full swing in and out of the 1:24.4 three-quarters, with Carol's Desire owning a scant lead. However, Economy Terror rolled wide and by, whipping a from-last Ramalama () by a length-and-three-quarters in 1:53.3.
Rockaround Sue, Little Santamonica () and Lorrie Please came away with the minor spoils.
For fourth choice Economy Terror, a millionairess (and then some) 5-year-old daughter oftrained by for co-owners Chuck Pompey, Howard Taylor and Edwin Gold, it was her second win in three seasonal starts. The exacta paid $39.40, with the triple returning $290.50
The week's marquee trot was a two-speed number. It was 8-5 choice D W's NY Yank--assigned outside his seven rivals--in play early. He worked around Calchip's Brute (Pierce), setting softintervals of :28.1 and :58.3.
War Cry Hall (Bartlett) tried it first-up from a long way back, offering minimal objections at the 1:28 three-quarters.
The leader remained so, taking a length-and-a-quarter advantage into the lane. He won by that margin in 1:56.4. It was Calchip's Brute holding off Zooming () for second, with Facing Justice (Dube) and Lorenzo Dream ( ) settling for the remainder.
For "D W", a 5-year-old Dilbert Hanover gelding co-owned (as Burke Racing by (trainer)by Frank Drucker for Yonkers Raceway , Weaver Bruscemi and Howard Taylor, it was his second win in as many '14 tries The exacta paid $28.80, the triple returned $85 and the superfecta paid $591.