Electric Lad wins 50th race at Northfield
August 02, 2018
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Electric Lad paced home for his 50th career victory, winning the sixth race at Northfield Park on Wednesday. The 13-year-old veteran, with 346 career starts, also has 51 seconds and 44 third-place finishes.
Electric Lad (Electric Yankee-Figmental-Precious Bunny) has career earnings of $436,459 with a lifetime mark of 1:51.2 at Hoosier Park at age nine. The pacer's richest win was for a purse of $19,300 in a claiming race at Hoosier Park in 2013. Electric Lad is a well-traveled campaigner -- his 50 wins have been spread across 11 different racing surfaces.
Electric Lad started from post 4 and led his competition at every call through fraction of :27.1, :56.3, 1:25 and 1:54.1, besting his competition by a 1 ¼ lengths. He was the race favorite and returned $4.60 to win.
Ryan Bellamy of Anderson, Ind. owns and trains Electric Lad. Aaron Merriman was aboard for the winning drive. (Northfield Park)