2FT Love A Good Story still perfect in NYSS
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Love A Good Story (Andy Miller) remained unbeaten after winning the $53,000 first division of the New York Sires Stakes (NYSS) for freshman trotting fillies at Vernon Downs on Thursday.
Charlotte Chaplin (Howard Parker) led to a first quarter of :29.1. Love A Good Story ($5.20) took the lead at the top of the back stretch and led to the half in :59.4. Reba Blue Chip (Verlin Yoder) came flying on the outside from fifth and went along side Love A Good Story all around the final turn. Love A Good Story still led to three-quarters in 1:28.4.
Love A Good Story, who is trained by Julie Miller for owners Pinske Stables, Kentuckiana Racing Stable and Daniel Plouffe, still had a slight lead at the top of the stretch. Reba Blue Chip veered out a little bit in mid-stretch but would give one large charge but fell just short as Love A Good Story hit the line first in 1:56. Reba Blue Chip settled for second best. Charlotte Chaplin finished third.
Love A Good Story is a daughter of Chapter Seven-Celebrity Lovin. She is now a perfect five for five in her young career.
Seventimesalady (Ake Svanstedt) hung on to win the $52,000 second division of the NYSS.
Seventimesalady ($2.70) led C Me Hyde (Phil Fluet) by a nose as they hit the first quarter in :27. C Me Hyde took over but it was short lived as Seventimesalady re-claimed the lead and hit the half in :56.1. Munster (Kasper Foget) put on the pressure and battled Seventimesalady around the final turn. Seventimesalady led to three-quarters in 1:27.4.
Seventimesalady, who his owned by trainer Svanstedt, Little E LLC., and Knutsson Trotting Inc., shook lose at the top of the stretch. She wasn't out of the woods yet as Without A Warning (Scott Zeron) came flying late but Seventimesalday held on to win by a nose in a lifetime best of 1:56.4. Without A Warning held to settle for second. Hushabye (Tyler Buter) finished third.
Seventimesalady is a daughter of Chapter Seven-Ava Marion. It was her second win in four career starts. (Vernon Downs)