The two-time Indiana Sire Stakes Champion, Andi's Alana looked every bit the part of a 1-5 favorite as she captured the opening division of the stakes action in 1:55.2 and established a new lifetime best in the process. Driven by, Andi's Alana was uninvolved early in the race but used a :27.2 final quarter to score her 10th career victory and remain undefeated in 2014.
Trained by, Andi's Alana has now won 10 of 14 lifetime starts and sports a career bankroll of $342,349. The daughter of -Its Your Deal has won both of her starts at three and is owned by Paymaq Racing, Greg Gillis, and Harvey Eisman.
In the second split, Terracina As andbenefitted from a pocket trip to deliver as the 8-5 favorite in 1:57.1. It was the first start in stakes company for the daughter of Allstar Hall-Madeleine It but third consecutive win.
Swan Yankee anddictated fractions of :27.3, :59.4, and 1:29.2 before ever feeling a threat from the rest of the field. As the field turned for home, Miss Isolde and came charging from off the pace to take command but made a costly break in deep stretch. Terracina As inherited the lead and trotted home to win by a length.
Unraced at two, Terracina As is trained by Annette Lorentzon and owned by Acl Stuteri and Kjell Johansson. Terracina As has now won three of five lifetime outings while banking $17,778.
Jessie's Song andfollowed suit in the third division of the stakes action and scored as the 3-2 favorite in 1:56.3. Overcoming an unfavorable, first-over trip, Jessie's Song notched her second win of the season in a lifetime best performance.
Leaving from post two, Jessie's Song settled along the rail in fourth while After Jesse dictated first half fractions of :27.4 and :57.4.and Jesse's Con moved to the front as the field approached the final turn but Jessie's Song quickly engaged the tempo-setter. Putting a nose in front, Jessie's Song led her eight rivals past three-quarters in 1:26.4 and fended off all competitors down the lane to win by a length.
Trained by, Jessie's Song has now won five of 16 lifetime outings while amassing $86,766 lifetime. The daughter of -Sasha Hall has won two of four seasonal outings and is owned by Richard and Regina Beinhauer.
In the final division, Kashmir Queen andbucked the trend by pulling the 15-1 upset to score in 1:58. It was a maiden breaking win from eight seasonal starts for the daughter of -Victory Slide.
Kashmir Queen sat fourth along the rail while Black Swan led through intervals of :28.1, :59.2, and 1:29.1. Kashmir Queen was able to reach the front as the field turned for home and hold off a hard charging Banker's For All andto score the win.
Trained by Doug Rideout, Kashmir Queen has now earned $19,777 for her connections of Alan White, Julie Rideout, and Big Hat Stable, LLC.
Indiana Sires Stakes action continues at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Thursday, May 29 with four divisions of the $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotting colts. Live racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino follows a Tuesday through Saturday live racing schedule with a daily post time of 5:15 p.m.
by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park