Class dropping Coach Cal () put in a big effort on Thursday night at Saratoga Casino and Raceway en route to his first victory of the year.
The Allan Johnson-trained pacer was coming off an improved third at Monticello when he drew the rail in Thursday's $4,600 conditional pace.piloted the five year old pacer whose win in 1:54.4 was one of the fastest of the season thus far at Saratoga.
The favorite Aled Hanover () came up second best while Memory Game ( ) finished third. Coach Cal returned $8.90 to win for his wire to wire effort.
by Mike Sardella, for Saratoga Raceway