Royal Outlook upsets in Scioto Down pace

12:18 AM 28 Jul 2014 NZST
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Royal Outlook was a mild upset winner Saturday at Scioto Downs in the $25,000 Open Pace in 1:52.1.
 
Driven by Jim Pantaleano for trainer Terry Deters, Royal Outlook started from post two in the field of seven at went off at odds of 6-1.

A seven-year old gelded son of Royal Mattjesty out of Fresh Outlook, Royal Outlook is owned by David R Hudson of Dallas, Texas.

Pantaleano was in no hurry when the gates folded, getting away an early fifth. They sat in just long enough for the dust to settle. Artist Night and Chris Page cleared to the front just pass the quarter paced in a hot :26.1.

Pantaleano tipped Royal Outlook before the half to start their chase. Picking up cover from Full Code and Dan Noble. The half mile was paced in a brisk :54.4.

Artist Night and Page with first over pressure of Full Code lead them on to the three quarters paced in 1:23. Concert Ticket and Jeremy Smith were getting the perfect pocket ride at odds of 14-1 and we're waiting for racing room.

When the talented group hit the top of the stretch it was a blanket of horses coming from everywhere.

In the end Royal Outlook got the nod by a neck over a late closing Roadside Delight and Ronnie Wrenn Jr.and Concert Ticket was third. A mere 3 and a 1/2 lengths covered the entire field.

Royal Outlook returned $14.80 to win and contributed to an $85.00 exacta and a $496.60 trifecta.

Driver, Josh Sutton tallied six wins on the Saturday Night 13-race card.

Sutton started the night off on the right foot. He took race one with Riley Bow for trainer, Virgil Morgan Jr. He continued in race three with Real Future and followed up with Luv Struck in race four.

Sutton took a little break, but he was far from done. He went gate to wire with JS Tango in race eight and came back in race ten with Sgt Grit for trainer, Travion Jones.

He finished the night just the way it started with a win. Sutton guided A Bay Bay to a victory for trainer, Jim Arledge Jr.

Racing returns Tuesday (July 29) First race post time is 6:30.

From Scioto Downs Racino
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