Thursday, June 14 2012
75th Anniversary of the Filly & Mare Summer Classic
Wilmington, Del., June 14 2012 — Accomplishments early in a career lead to confidence and experience, which in turn lead to more and more accomplishments.
One accomplishment that has had a long-lasting impact on the career of trainer H. Graham Motion was winning the Delaware Handicap with Power Play only four years after winning his first race as a trainer. In 1993, after working for trainers Jonathan Sheppard and Bernie Bond, the native of Cambridge, England, won his first career race with Bounding Daisy at Laurel Park. Four years later, at the age of 33, Motion won the biggest race of his career up to that point with Power Play in the Delaware Handicap at Delaware Park.
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