Day At The Track

Heavy favorites come up empty at Pocono

08:00 PM 09 Apr 2014 NZST
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Prima Dragon, harness racing
Prima Dragon edges Envious Hanover
Photo by Curtis Salonick

Miller's Bird, A And G's Design, and Prima Dragon all knocked off heavy favorites to win divisions of the Bobby Weiss series on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

There were three divisions of the Weiss held for three and four-year-old fillies and mares on the pace, each carrying a purse of $15,000.

Miller's Bird (McArdle-Bunting), with David Miller in the bike for trainer Alexander Rice Jr., pounced from the pocket to beat odds-on favorite R Journey Together in 1:55:3. A And G's Design (Allamerican Native-Colorado Creek), driven by Simon Allard and trained by Rene Allard, also utilized a pocket trip to dump 1-5 shot Stucklikeglue in 1:54:4. In the final Weiss split, Prima Dragon (Dragon Again-Zacharysprimadonna), with Brett Miller doing the driving for trainer Mike Dowdall, grinded first-over to upend favored Envious Hanover in 1:52:1.

by Jim Beviglia, for Pocono Downs






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