Using the same off the pace tactics as the previous week, No Respect was unhurried from the gate and settled along the rail in eighth. American Girl, driven by, and Igottafeelinfran, driven by , were in a battle for early position as soon as the gate folded.
American Girl reached the front through an opening panel in a brisk :26.3 but her lead would be short lived. Igottafeelinfran pressed on for the lead and reached the front at the second station in :56.
Love This Place andwere the first to commit to the outer flow and the field began to tighten as they approached the final turn. Reaching the three-quarter clocking in 1:25, Igottafeelinfran continued to call the shots and braced herself for the stretch battle that was about to ensue.
As the field turned for home, Love This Place was able to wear down the tiring leader while a host of others closed. With much of the damage being done on the front, No Respect loomed large in the background.
Tipping around tiring cover late in the lane, No Respect powered home in :27.4 to finish a length in front of her closest competitor. Love This Place held on gamely to finish second while Always About Katey rallied late for third. Dismissed at 10-1, No Respect returned $22.20 to her backers at the window.
The victory was No Respect's 18th career victory from 56 lifetime outings. The daughter of-Justalittlerespect notched her fifth win of the season from 11 outings while increasing her bankroll to $58,625 for the season. Trained by , No Respect has now amassed $282,553 lifetime for her owner Mark Winship.
Live racing continues at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, April 19 with an abbreviated eight race card at its' regularly scheduled post time of 5:15 p.m. Two-time Emmy winner and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin will perform at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino's Terrace Showroom on Saturday, April 26 following the live racing card.
by Emily Gaskin, for Hoosier Park