Day At The Track

Dragin The Wagon wins trot feature

01:25 PM 15 Sep 2019 NZST
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Dragin The Wagon
Dragin The Wagon
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Dragin The Wagon takes the $9,000 featured harness racing trot at Tioga Downs on Saturday (September 14).

Dragin The Wagon ($7.90) went to the quarter in :26.4. He used a :29.2 second quarter to hit the half first in :56.1. He trotted to three-quarters in 1:24.4.

Dragin The Wagon, who is owned by Cary Cantelon and trained by Jeffrey Byron, led they way as they made the turn for home. Campbellini (Wally Hennessey) came charging late but Dragin The Wagon dug in and won in 1:54.4. Campbellini was second best as Bequin Dugoutier F (Fern Paquet Jr) finished third.

Dragin The Wagon is a 9-year-old gelding by Angus Hall. It was his fourth win this season. He now has won 49 times in his career.

Lauxmont Capri (Jim Taggert Jr.) captures the first of two $9,000 featured pace races.

Rockintouch (Mike SImons) led to the first quarter in :26.2. Fritzie Pic Up Man (Fern Paquet Jr.) took control before hitting the half in :54.2. Jay Jay (Wally Hennessey) took his turn and led to three-quarters in 1:22.2.

Lauxmont Capri ($44.00), who is trained by Gary Messenger for owners Scott Woogen and Brenda Messenger, was sixth after three-quarters. He came flying down the stretch and blew right by to win in 1:52.1. Rockintouch came up late to finish second. Jay Jay held on for third.

Lauxmont Capri is a 9-year-old gelding by Red River Hanover. It was his fourth win in 2019. He now has 35 career wins.

Lauxmont Capri

Pointsman (Fern Paquet Jr.) wins the second $9,000 featured pace.

Sometimes Said (Jim Taggart Jr.) put up all the early numbers (:27.3, :56.2, 1:24.0).

Poitsman ($5.80), who is owned and trained by Gaston Lareau, was third as they made the turn for wire. He battled second place finisher Believe This Bob (Mike Simons) in deep stretch to win in 1:53.2. Mac Andover (Corey Braden) was third best.

Pointsman is a 9-year-old gelding by Royal Mattjesty. It was his fifth victory of the season. He now owns 26 career wins.

Pointsman

Jim Taggart Jr. and trainer Gary Messenger combined for three wins on the night. Their other wins came with Six Bax ($75.00), and KJ Erich ($7.20). Aaron Byron drove three winners on Saturday. His other victories came with Grey Ice ($26.20), and Jett Star ($6.70).

Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Friday (September 20) starting at 6:15 p.m.

For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com

John Horne for Tioga Downs

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