CAMPBELLVILLE, August 7 - Jetpedia drew first blood in the opening leg of the Define The World Series for two-year-old trotters on Thursday night at Mohawk.
Formerly known as the Bridger, the series was renamed this year in honour of thetrainee, Define The World, who earned more than $1.7 million dollars during his seven-year racing career.
The opening leg saw a group of eight battle for a purse of $12,000.
Jetpedia, the 6/5 favourite, turned in a dominating gate-to-wire victory to break his maiden in 1:59.
Driven by co-owner, Jetpedia left hard off the gate for a comfortable lead at the opening quarter in :28.2.
Saftic slowed things down in the middle half leading through a half of 1:00. and a three-quarter time of 1:30.1.
In the stretch, Jetpedia cruised away from rivals with a last quarter of :28.4, under a Saftic hand drive, to win by 3 Â½ lengths.
Homen Dry, who was second over on the final turn, took second, while Monopoly Blue Chip was third.
Jetpedia is a son of- Baker Black Jet and is trained by , who shares ownership with Saftic.
The maiden breaking score came in the two-year-old gelding's second start of his career.
Jetpedia's clocking of 1:59. was a second slower than his career mark of 1:57.4, which was taken in a qualifier on July 22.
The second leg of the Define The World Series takes place next Thursday (August 14) at Mohawk.