Monday, March 12, 2012
Uptown Bertie Rules Sunday Feature
NEW ORLEANS (Sunday, March 11, 2012) – Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Uptown Bertie, allowed to settle early, commenced a rally entering the lane and drew off in the final furlong for a 2 3/4-length tally in Sunday’s $46,000 mile and 70 yard feature for maiden sophomore fillies at Fair Grounds.
Trained by Steve Margolis and ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan, the daughter of More Than Ready returned mutuels of $5.60, $3 and $2.20, increased her career earnings to $55,227 with her initial victory in seven lifetime starts and accomplished the distance in 1:43.44.
Racing resumes Thursday at Fair Grounds with a 10-race program beginning at 12:40 p.m.
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