Content to sit near the back of the pack as Just Do It Jesse () strolled through leisurely splits of 30.0 & 1:00.3 driver put Gett'er Dune Dune into motion as the field moved by the halfway mark.
Not waiting for his cover to lead him into contention Leonard quickly swung three and then four wide on the backstretch, sweeping from fifth to first with a move not see very often on the half-mile oval as the field reached the three-quarter-mile mark in 1:30.2.
Quickly opening up a 2½ length lead on his rivals around the final turn the gelded son of --Zsa Zsa Bilmac was under wraps through the lane as he reported home with his first career victory. Dakota Roadster () finished second while Quinnocchio (), who tried to follow the winner's big move rallied to finish third.
An $1,800 yearling purchase Gett'er Dune Dune returned $3.40, $3.00 & $2.10 while upping his bankroll to $7,500 under the guidance of conditioner Kathy Millman.
by Tom Kelley, for Maywood Park