Saturday, August 18, 2012
JJ’s LUCKY TRAINER GAME WINNER OF FRIDAY FEATURE
Oceanport, N.J. – Fresh Start Stable’s JJ’s Lucky Train prevailed in a long stretch duel to take the $46,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on Friday afternoon.
Trained by Jane Cibelli, JJ’s Lucky Train covered the six furlongs on a fast track in 1:09 1/5 and paid $5.60, $3.40 and $2.40. It was a length back to Safe Trip who completed the $34.80 exacta and paid $6.80 and $3.60. It was another half-length back to Well Spelled, who paid $2.40 to show.
A 4-year-old colt by Silver Train from the Thunder Gulch mare Delta Sensation, JJ’s Lucky Train scored for the first time in 2012 and the sixth time in 17 lifetime starts by taking the Friday feature.
Live racing continues at Monmouth Park on Saturday, Aug. 18 – gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 12:45 p.m.
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