Rose Run Logan (Armbro Laser-How Miraculous-Baltic Speed) was assigned post eight and was parked every step through fractions of :28.2, :57.3, 1:26.2 and 1:56.2 He was Â½-length in front of his nearest competitor at the wire. Completing the race were Action-Broadway, Mary's Darvin, Life Long Hanover, Norma's Rose, Hello Carlo, Julians Caesar and Edit.
Rose Run Logan now has 14 career successes and a bankroll of $45,198. He was the race favorite and paid $4.40 to win.
Earlier in the evening, Rockin Finish narrowly captured the evening's co-feature, the $9,500 Open Pace in the ninth race. Virgil Morgan Jr. trains the five year-old for Canadian owner, Gerrie Tucker. Morgan called upon Ronnie Wrenn Jr. to drive.
Rockin Finish (-Please Me Please- ) started from post five and was parked through the initial :27.1 opening quarter before sitting the pocket through fractions of :55.1 and 1:24.1. Wrenn called upon the pacer in the stretch and Rockin Finish bested his competition by a head in 1:53.4. Completing the race were Justified, Nathan Feelsgood, Hallin, Goodnite Goodluck and Kiasma. Jolly Jubiter was scratched.
Monday's triumph increased Rockin Finish's lifetime win tally to 14 and his earnings to $259,632. He was the race favorite and returned $3.00 to win.
by Ayers Ratliff, for Northfield Park