Three-year-old pacing fillies were featured on Saturday night at Saratoga Casino and Raceway as part of the New York Sire Stakes.
Locally-based Spreester () scored a victory in her division of the $59,100 Sire Stakes behind a late surge with driver in the sulky. Spreester continued her terrific stakes season behind the 1:53.2 seasonal best victory on Saturday night.
The fastest winner of the three "big time" Sire Stakes races was Major Dancer (). Making her NY debut, the -trained pacer came charging hard late before drawing away to win in 1:53.1 with Hall of Famer in the sulky.
The upset of the three stakes races came when Ken Doll J () survived a first over journey to prevail in 1:55.2 with in the bike. Ken Doll J was dismissed at odds of 9-1 for her first win of 2014. Sire Stakes action returns to the Spa on Wednesday evening when three year old trotting fillies take center stage.
Live racing resumes on Tuesday night at Saratoga with first post time set for 7:05pm.
by Mike Sardella, for Saratoga Raceway