Road Bet moved her local record to two-for-two on Sunday afternoon at Saratoga Casino and Raceway as the distaff pacer prevailed once again in the Fillies and Mares Open.
sat behind Road Bet ( ) and moved her out to the lead for the second consecutive week. Despite sizzling early fractions which saw the four year old click off an opening quarter of 26.3 and a half of 55.3, Road Bet had something left in the tank in the stretch to repeat.
The win time of 1:52.2 served as a track record for four-year-old pacing mares as thetrainee has asserted herself as one of the mares to beat among the top local pacers. The race's 8-5 favorite, Road Bet provided driver with one of his three victories on the card. Campanile ( ) was the runner up in the $17,000 Open for the third consecutive week while Godiva Seelster ( ) earned the show spot.
Live racing resumes on Thursday night with a 6:45pm first post.
by Mike Sparacino, for Saratoga Raceway