Sears went down the soggy road with Fast and Feisty in the distaff derby. From post position No. 6, she splashed her way through intervals of :29.1, :58.2, 1:27.4 and 1:55.4.
The final margin was three-quarters of a lengths over a stubborn, first-up Hula's Z Tam (Pat Lachance), with tepid 5-2 choice Fashion Mystery (), Keystone Wanda ( ) and Virgin Mary ( ) rounding out the payees.
For Fast sand Feisty, a 5-year-old daughter ofowned by Vincent Apolinario and trained Anthony Skultety Jr., she returned $10,20 (second choice) for her sixth win in 13 seasonal starts. The exacta paid $83, with the triple returning $366.
The week's marquee trot saw Lorenzo Dream-from post No. 7--launch a big move in and out of the final turn. He continued it through the lane, picking off the leading (:28.1, :57.1, 1:26.4) Itzaziam () by a length-and-a-three-quarters in 1:57.
First leader Tall Cotton (), Fort Valley As (Dan Dube) and Blacktuxwhitesocks ( ) settled for the small change. Southwind Warsaw ( ) jumped it off as the 8-5 favorite, as did eight-hole assignee Super Manning (Kakaley).
Sears ended with four winners on the 12-race card.
For Lorenzo Dream, a 7-year-oldgelding owned by Vincent Laurenzo and trained by , he returned $10.20 (second choice) for his fourth win in 14 '14 tries. The exacta paid $61.50, the triple returned $448.50 and the superfecta paid $1,698.
by Frank Drucker, for Harnesslink.com