Buck I St Pat lights out in Armbro Flight
July 24, 2010
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Buck I St Pat delivered as expected to take the $376,000 Armbro Flight Stakes final at Mohawk Racetrack Saturday night.
The race was contested despite a lengthy power outage which occurred just prior to the race.
The daughter of Jailhouse Jesse left from post one for driver Tim Tetrick and was positioned fourth through the opening quarter of :26.3 produced by Autumn Escapade and driver David Miller.
Autumn Escapade and Miller controlled the pace through the half in :55 and three quarters in 1:23.2.
Buck I St Pat and Tetrick came first-over along the final turn and drove away on her rivals down the stretch to win convincingly in 1:52, which established a new Canadian record.
Windsong Soprano finished second and Autumn Escpade third.
With the victory, Buck I St Pat boasted her career earnings to $1,736,855.
Buck I St Pat is trained by Ron Burke for owners Howard Taylor, Edwin Gold and Abraham Basen. (WEG)