Rose Run Logan crossed the finish line as the winner for the eighth time this year in just nine starts when he was victorious in the $10,000 Open Trot on Monday in the evening's 11th race at Northfield Park.
He is owned and trained by Jeff Hochstetler of Urichsville, Ohio. Josh Sutton was aboard for the winning drive.
Rose Run Logan (Armbro Laser-How Miraculous) was assigned post eight and was parked every step through fractions of :28.2, :57.3, 1:26.2 and 1:56.2 He was a half-length in front of his nearest competitor at the wire. Completing the race were Action-Broadway, Mary's Darvin, Life Long Hanover, Norma's Rose, Hello Carlo, Julians Caesar and Edit.
Rose Run Logan now has 14 career successes and a bankroll of $45,198. He was the race favorite and paid $4.40 to win.
Earlier in the evening, Rockin Finish narrowly captured the evening's co-feature, the $9,500 Open Pace in the ninth race. Virgil Morgan Jr. trains the 5 year old for Canadian owner Gerrie Tucker. Morgan called upon Ronnie Wrenn Jr. to drive.
Rockin Finish (Rocknroll Hanover-Please Me Please) started from post five and was parked through the initial :27.1 opening quarter before sitting the pocket through fractions of :55.1 and 1:24.1.
Wrenn called upon the pacer in the stretch and Rockin Finish bested his competition by a head in 1:53.4. Completing the race were Justified, Nathan Feelsgood, Hallin, Goodnite Goodluck and Kiasma. Jolly Jubiter was scratched.
Monday's triumph increased Rockin Finish's lifetime win tally to 14 and his earnings to $259,632. He was the race favorite and returned $3 to win. (Northfield Park)