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2YO colt pace winners

October 01, 2005
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In additional Bluegrass divisions for 2-year-old pacing colts, Shark Gesture rallied in the homestretch to win in 1:51.3, Rock N Roll Star scored in 1:51.3, and Perfect Union picked up his first career win in 1:52.1.



Western Search, driven by Ron Pierce, set the early pace, which included a first half in :54.4. Shark Gesture, who made his first career start on Aug. 12 at Pocono Downs, was fresh for the stretch drive and paced past Western Search, who faded to fifth.



Mark Harder trains Shark Gesture, a colt by Cam's Card Shark out of the Western Hanover mare Simple Gesture.



Rock N Roll Star, a $22,000 yearling purchase, was raced off the pace by driver David Miller while Eckstrom and Armbro Deuce set the early pace. Western Cyclone looked like a winner at the top of the stretch when he kicked off cover, but Miller's mount had plenty of pace and racetrack left to score.



Ron Potter trains Rock N Roll Star, a gelded son of The Panderosa, for the FTF Stable of Ohio. The colt now has five wins in nine starts this season.



Perfect Union, a colt by The Panderosa, picked up his first career win in five starts. He finished third in the million-dollar Metro in his previous start on Sept. 17 at Mohawk.



Jerry Silverman trains Perfect Union for owner Marvin Rounick.
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