BIT OF A LEGEND UNBEATEN IN TWO YONKERS STARTS
Ex-Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Bit Of A Legend is now unbeaten in two starts at Yonkers Raceway, New York, after winning again for trainer Peter Tritton on Saturday, February 20 (US time).
The former dual Australasian Breeders Crown champ won in a faster 1:53.1 (fifth) second-up in a $US16,000 conditioned pace in the hands of Jordan Stratton.
The Bettor’s Delight-Soky’s Legend entire settled third from barrier three and wore down front-running fellow ex-Cantab pacer Cyclone Kiwi by a length over the final quarter in 27s.
Other ex-Kiwis in the race were Midnight Dylan (fifth) and Mr Franklin (eighth).
Meanwhile, the former Brent Mangos-trained mare Rockn Ruby (5m Mach Three-Doug’s Choice) won last Friday’s $US32,000 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap in 1:54.2 for the Robert Bresnahan stable.
Ex-Canterbury mare Sell A Bit, resuming for the Tritton stable, settled back and made ground for fifth.
The former Tim Butt-trained pacer Mah Sish (10g Mach Three-Dancing On Winds), racing for the Richard “Nifty” Norman barn in the US, was claimed for $US30,000 after winning a $US13,000 pace for $30k claimers at Yonkers on Friday in 1:54.1 (fifth).