Art Bettor Now () made perfect use of a pocket ride on Thursday night at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.
The-trained four-year-old followed rival Good Win ( ) every step of the way before pouncing on him in the stretch to record a lifetime best victory in the evening's $6,000 featured race at the Spa.
Art Bettor Now, who was driven by Bruce Aldrich Jr, was dismissed at odds of 8-1 for his pocket sitting score which came in a career best 1:54.4. Good Winheld second while Tijuana Party ( ) closed for the third in the optional $15,000 conditional-claimer.
Live racing continues on Friday night at Saratoga with a first post time of 6:45pm.
by Mike Sardella, for Saratoga Raceway