In the second race $75,000 1:50.3 by one and one-quarter lengths over Ideal Ginny and Mistresstothestarts ( ). It was UF Dragon’s Queen’s fourth win this year for trainer and the Up Front Racing Stable of Amherst, Ohio. She paid $2.20 to win.consolation for three-year-old pacing fillies, UF Dragon’s Queen ( ) and driver Dave Miller took the early lead from Ideal Ginny ( ) and then led the rest of the mile to score in
Punxsutawney (1:53.2 lifetime mark in winning the third race $100,000 consolation for three-year-old colts. Driven by , Punxsutawney was caught on the outside early from post five as Wheeling N Dealin ( ) cut the mile with Lindy’s Tru Grit ( ) sat the pocket trip. But Punxsutawney was not to be denied and kept grinding it out, taking the lead at the top of the stretch and then pulling away to win by three and three-quarter lengths.) was able to mind his manners and stay on stride and return to his winning ways with a parked-out-the-mile
It was Punxsutawney’s third win this year. He is trained by and owned by Jerry Graham of Salem, IL.
By Steve Wolf