INNISFIL, ON - Tuesday's Grassroots event at Georgian Downs will get off to a quick start as four of the top 10 sophomore trotting fillies square off in the first $18,000 division.
Moms Apple Pie and Twin B Alibi are tied for second spot in the standings with 125 points and will start from Posts 2 and 6, respectively. Legzy, riding a two-race win streak, currently sits fifth with 102 points and will start from Post 5 and tenth-ranked Tymal Viva rounds out the heavy hitting line up from Post 7.
Moms Apple Pie, trained by for William Dixon of Caledon, ON, earned her points through two wins and one second. The filly was a two and three-quarter length winner in the Aug. 19 Grassroots test at Mohawk Racetrack.
Twin B Alibi also has two wins and one second to her credit, but heads into Tuesday's contest off a disappointing break and ninth-place result in the Aug. 19 event. The miss is trained and driven by Arthur resident , who owns her in partnership with Daylon Farms Ltd. of Komoka and the Estate of Daniel J. McCann of Parkhill, ON.
A Gold Final winner last season, Legzy has been sharp in her last two Grassroots appearances, recording a personal best 1:55.4 at Mohawk on Aug. 19. conditions the daughter for owner-breeders Edward Wilson of Seagrave, ON and Michael Pozefsky of Saratoga Springs, NY.
Tymal Viva posted her sole Grassroots win in the July 20 contest at Kawartha Downs. The daughter will be looking to maintain her position among the top 10 point earners for trainer of Guelph and his partners Leonard Gamble of Etobicoke, 1443059 Ontario Inc. of Oldcastle and 1035840 Ontario Inc. of Arthur, ON. Only the top 10 point earners following the six regular season events will advance to the Grassroots Championship.
Georgian Downs kicks off its Tuesday evening program at 7:25 pm and shines the spotlight on the three-year-old trotting fillies in Races 2, 3, 5, 8, and 11.
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