Day At The Track

It's a grand slam for Rose Run Logan

09:59 PM 29 Apr 2014 NZST
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Rose Run Logan wins for the fourth straight time
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Mybrothergeorge and driver Josh Sutton
JJ Zamaiko Photography

Rose Run Logan crossed the finish line as the winner for the fourth consecutive time when he won the $11,000 Open Trot on Monday (April 28) in the evening's ninth race. Monday's score is the ninth win in ten starts this year. He is owned and trained by Jeff Hochstetler of Urichsville, Ohio. Josh Sutton was aboard for the winning drive.

Rose Run Logan (Armbro Laser-How Miraculous-Baltic Speed) was assigned post seven and was fifth through the opening :28.1 quarter. Sutton pulled the trotter approaching the :57.3 half. He cleared in the third panel and never looked back. He continues with fractions of 1:27 and 1:56.4, besting his competition by 4 ¾-lengths. Completing the race were Mythical Hall, Julians Caesar, Jesse's Messenger, Hello Carlo, Talladega Hanover and Norma's Rose.

Rose Run Logan now has 15 career successes and a bankroll of $50,698. He was the race favorite and paid $2.80 to win.

The win was not the only Open that Northfield Park leading Driver, Josh Sutton, won on the Monday program. In the evening's opening race, Mybrothergeorge captured the $11,000 Open Pace. Barry Langley trains the five year-old for Sagamore Hills, Ohio owner, Kathleen Wallace.

Mybrothergeorge (Rocknroll Hanover-Armbro Ophelia-Cam Fella) started from post five and let his competition carve out fractions of :27.4, :56.3 and 1:26.1. He kicked home in the stretch, striking the front and finishing 1 ¼-lengths in front of his competition in 1:54.3. Western Churchill, Lyons JosephJNR, Iwilldowhatido, Rockin Finish and Rust Belt.

Monday's triumph increased Mybrothergeorge's lifetime win tally to 21 and his earnings to $323,000. He returned $8.40 to win.

by Ayers Ratliff, for Northfield Park

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