Dancin Yankee (- Dancewiththebest) returned to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs after his victory in the Invitational Pace on Sun Stakes Saturday, and made another trip to the Hanover Shoe Farms Winner's Circle. The 6-Year-Old, trained by and driven by , left from post 7, taking the lead just past the quarter, and never looked back.
With fractions of 26.4; 54.4; and 122.3, Dancin Yankee tripped the timer in 1:49 for the Preferred Handicap, winning by 1 Â¾ lengths. Abelard Hanover finished 2nd; followed by Digital Z Tam, 3rd.
The win is the 12th this season in 19 starts for Dancin Yankee, who paid $3 to win, and topped an Exacta of $14.80. He now has earnings of nearly $300,000 this season.
In a Condition Event earlier in the card, Scott Rocks (- Plant A Kiss) equaled the National season's mark for 4-year-old Pacing Geldings on a 5/8 mile track with a 1:48.3 mile.
Racing resumes at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Sunday with a Post Time of 6:30pm.
by Jennifer Starr, for Pocono Downs