Twilight Bonfire has drawn post 2 in Saturday's $126,000 Cleveland Classic and has been named the 5-2 morning-line favorite in by Northfield Park Executive VP/Director of Racing Dave Bianconi.
The field includes: 1--Only The Lonely (driver Aaron Merriman, trainer Nick Surick)--10-1; 2--Twilight Bonfire (Tony Hall/Rich Gillock)--5-2; 3--Dedi's Dragon (Dave Palone/Ron Burke)--3-1; 4--Word Power (Scott Zeron/Larry Remmen)--4-1; 5--Apprentice Hanover (Jody Jamieson/Ben Wallace)--6-1; 6--Good Day Mate (Brett Miller/Ron Burke)--12-1.
The Cleveland Classic is the final stakes event of 2013 and features six of the best 3-year-old pacers and some of the top drivers in the sport. The event is slated as the 11 race on Northfield's Saturday program and carries an approximate post time of 10:45 p.m.
A $10,000 guaranteed Pick-4 has been added to the evening's card. Saturday's Pick-4 begins in the eighth race and will conclude with the Cleveland Classic. First race post time is 6:30 p.m. (Northfield)