A Harrah\'s Chester sweep for Before He Cheats
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Sent off at odds of 1-5, Before He Cheats lived up to his expectations, completing a sweep of the Chester Series for trotters with a nine-length victory in Thursday’s final at Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack, trotting the mile in 1:54.
“He’s pretty special; he’s a nice trotter,” added Tetrick of Before He Cheats. “He’s smart, and very competitive.”
Before He Cheats is owned by Sam Bowie and trained by Dirk Simpson. Unraced at two, he finished out the 2007 campaign with 21 wins in 28 starts, bankrolling $320,139.
Vacation’s Over ($13.60) and Dave Miller scored a minor upset in the Independence Hall final for trotting mares, holding off a late charge by Speed N The Tunnel (Tony Morgan) for a 1:55.1 victory.
Tetrick finished out the meet with a driving double, giving him a final total of 256 wins for the season. He was the meet’s leading driver in wins, earnings, and Universal Driver Rating. Josh Green led all trainers in wins for the meet with 61, and Carl Cito Jr. led all trainers based on the Universal Trainer Rating system with a rating of .486. (Harrah\'s Chester)