The timing couldn't have been more perfect for So Not Cool on Monday evening at Woodbine.The trotting son of Muscles Yankee posted the minor 6-1 upset in this year's $35,800 Tie Silk final, and in doing so the youngster celebrated his first career win.
At the hands of driver Mario Baillargeon, So Not Cool laid off the speed in the early stages as The Muscler (Dustin Jones) took command past the quarter in :26.4. Entranced (Mike Saftic), the 1-5 favorite, made a quick brush to the lead before the half in :56.4 and continued to lead at three-quarters in 1:25.4.
Turning for home, first-over attacker Justcallmeronald (Jody Jamieson) was stalking on the outside and continued to battle down the stretch with So Not Cool on his helmet. In deep stretch, Entranced was collared by Justcallmeronald, but So Not Cool had the most momentum as he found the wire first in 1:55.3. Justcallmeronald finished second over Entranced.
Trained by Ben Baillargeon for owner Awesome Acres Stbds, So Not Cool celebrated his biggest payday as is bankroll now sits at $23,650. He paid $15.60 to win. (WEG)