Rose Run Logan trotted to victory in the $10,000 Open Trot on Monday (March 31) in Northfield Park's eighth race. He is owned and trained byof Urichsville, Ohio. was aboard for the winning drive. It was one of Sutton's eight wins on the card.
Rose Run Logan (Armbro Laser-How Miraculous-Baltic Speed) started from post seven and was parked through fractions of :28.3 and :57.2. He took the lead approaching the three-quarter pole and completed the mile with times of 1:26.2 and 1:55.4. He was an uncontested 2 Â¼-lengths in front at the wire. Completing the race were Pembroke Snapshot, Julians Caesar, Kahoku, Wind Surfer, Talladega Hanover, Herbie L and Action-Broadway.
Rose Run Logan now has 12 career successes and has won six of seven starts in 2014. Monday's victory pushed his bankroll to $35,198. He paid $6.00 to win.
Forever Good captured the $10,000 Open Pace in the evening's ninth race.trains the 10 year-old for the VIP Internet Stable of Piscataway, New Jersey. was the winning driver.
Forever Good (-Lasting Approval- ) started from post three and let his competition carve out fractions of :27, :55.3 and 1:24.2 before taking the lead in the stretch and besting his competition by a length in 1:53.4. Completing the race were Lyons JosephJNR, Hall Of Memories, Man He Can Skoot, Western Churchill, Goodnite Goodluck, T Red and Our McLovin.
Monday's triumph increased Forever Good's lifetime win tally to 32 and his earnings to $345,436. He returned $13.40 to win.
Monday hosted two divisions of the first legs of both the Legend Series and Hall of Fame Series. Both series are for $8,000 claimers with the Legend Series being for pacers and the Hall of Fame Series for trotters. I Know Your Lookin (trainer Harla Loney / driver) and Chase The Sun (trainer Brian Loney / driver ) won the divisions of the Legend Series. Mr Jesse (trainer / driver ) and Life Long Hanover (trainer / driver ) captured the divisions of the Hall of Fame Series. Four horses were claimed out of the first leg of the series and Life Long Hanover, M A Roy, Nordic Venture and Soulful Delight have moved to new homes.
Driverdominated most of the evening, posting eight successful drives on the night. Sutton, 31, began driving in 2000 and has since garnered 2,297 career victories and is approaching $13,000,000 in purse earnings. He has posted 99 victories so far this year over Northfield's Flying Turns, ranking him second in the local driving ranks. Only Ronnie Wrenn Jr. (102) has more local wins this year than . Chasing Wrenn and Sutton are: (77), (44) and Robin Miller (42).
Sutton has been driving at Miami Valley on Northfield Park's nights off and he has been winning there as well. He has 128 driving wins so far in 2014, ranking him as the seventh winningest driver so far this year in North America.
Only(161), (153), Ronnie Wrenn Jr. (147), (146), (140) and (134) have more wins this year than .
by Ayers Ratliff, for Northfield Park