BATAVIA, N.Y. --- Puff Mommy continued her winning ways on Wednesday night as she rallied once again to win the $7,400 Open I-II pace for fillies and mares at Batavia Downs. It was the second straight victory for the razor-sharp Puff Mommy and third in her last four appearances.
It was another big backside move once again that sent Puff Mommy ($7.30) to the victory. She went three-wide down the backstretch for Batavia Downs' leading driver and collared the pace-setting You're Too Funny at the top of the lane, easily pacing away to the 2-3/4 length win in 1:55.3 over the fast track. You're Too Funny ( ) held on for second while Real Joy (Ron Beback Jr.) took the show spot.
It was the ninth win of the season for Puff Mommy ( -Ten Pound Puff) who is owned by Empowered Racing and trained by Carl Smith. It moved the 6-year-old mare's seasonal earnings to $51,808 and career total to $235,860. It was also her 30th career victory.
The racing continues on Friday night at Batavia Downs with a 12-race program slated for 6:30 p.m. The feature will the $8,500 Open Trot where BZ Glide is the 5-2 favorite despite being assigned the eight post. Mike Caprio in the sulky.
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by Brian J. Mazurek, for Batavia Downs