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03:58 PM 30 Jul 2013 NZST
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Lucan Hanover scored at ease in the $47,000 final
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Lucan Hanover Sweeps Summertime Pacing Series

CAMPBELLVILLE, July 29 – Casie Coleman’s Lucan Hanover completed the Summertime Pacing Series sweep as the swift pacer scored at ease in the $47,000 final, Monday at Mohawk.

Sent off as the 1/9 heavy favourite, Lucan Hanover also captured both preliminary legs for owners West Wins Stable and Christine Calhoun.

Driven by Scott Zeron, Lucan Hanover settled away in fifth as Ahdoughnolum (Luc Ouellette) blasted to command before the opening panel in :26.3.

As the pacing colts and geldings marched towards the half, Zeron made a quick brush to the front with Lucan Hanover before the mid-way point in :55.2.

From there, Zeron and the son of Western Ideal cruised past three-quarters in 1:23 en route to an open-length win in 1:50.4. Manchester (Randy Waples) came on to finish second with Avatartist (Mike Saftic) third.

“I didn’t want to gun him to the front. I kind of wanted to take my time with him,” Zeron said following the win. “I made the choice to power move him because the pace was slow and he can make that move and he carried his speed right to the wire. He started of at The Meadowlands this year and Casie [Coleman] wanted to bring him up here and braven him up and he’s done that”

A $47,000 yearling purchase, Lucan Hanover celebrated his fifth win from nine starts this season along with $94,820 in earnings. He paid $2.20 to win.

All videos for tonight's meeting are attached with Lucan Hanover's win race 10.

Greg Gangle

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