Day At The Track


03:49 AM 20 Apr 2003 NZST
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In the eighth race, the $22,500 second round of the Suslow Series, Canyon Wind [$9.40, $5.60, $3.00], driven by David Miller, got up for a three-quarter length victory over Tough Customer [$9.80, $4.60], the first round winner.

It was a length back to Preslash [$3.40] who cut much of the

ile. Preslash was driven by Mike Lachance, who subbed for an injured

eorge Soehnlen.

"He [George] is doing fine," said Pius Soehnlen, trainer of

reslash and father of George. "He has first-degree burns but

verything is okay. It happened at work. He is a pipe fitter and there

as a spark of natural gas that burned him. We'll see how Mike Lachance

ets along with the horse. We might continue to use him if it works


For Canyon Wind, coupled in the wagering with General Challenge

fourth] and Iced Yankee [eighth], it was his first win in two starts

his year. The Bruce Riegle trainee paced the mile in a lifetime best

f 1:52.2.

Canyon Wind is owned by the Schoor Racing Stable LLC of Colts

eck, New Jersey and Val D'Or Farms of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.

he top 10 money earners in the series advance to the $80,700

by Meadowlands Publicity Department

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