As the heavy 1-5 favorite faded in the fourth race at Northfield Park on Wednesday (March 26), long shot players were hopeful as horses were five across the track through the stretch.
It was 48-1 Artistic Dreamer who eventually prevailed. The 10-year-old pacer is owned and trained by Tony Peregrin of Cuyahoga Halls, Ohio.was aboard for the upset victory.
(7) Artictic Dreamer (48-1) was followed across the wire by (6) Ridge Park (32-1) and (3) Merit Wings (26-1). Heavily favored (1-5) Argon Fire hung on to complete the Superfecta.
Artistic Dreamer returned $99.60 to win; the 7-6 Exacta paid $991.40; the 7-6-3 Trifecta returned $17,154.40 for a $1.00 ticket; and the 7-6-3-1 Superfecta paid $1,727.06 for a 10-cent ticket.
by Ayers Ratliff, for Northfield Park