Freshman duo sweep PA Stallion prelims
August 28, 2012
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Momma's Jolt and McAlvin each completed sweeps of the four preliminary legs of the Stallion Series for 2-year-old colts and geldings on the pace with victories on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were eight Stallion Series divisions held at Pocono on Tuesday night, each carrying a purse of $20,000.
Momma's Jolt (Village Jolt-Prettiestgalintown), owned by Fashion Farms LLC, trained by Jim Campbell, and driven by Matt Kakaley, won his split in 1:53.3. McAlvin (McArdle-Grand Style), owned by Julie Krenitsky, trained by Bob Krenitsky Jr., and driven by Eric Ledford, took his division in 1:54.2.
Trainer Brian Brown had a huge night, winning four of the eight Stallion Series divisions.
Other Stallion Series winners at Pocono on Tuesday night: Modern Warfare (The Panderosa-Modern Life), owned by Country Club Acres, Vaupel, Mallett, and Leeman, trained by Brian Brown, and driven by David Miller, in 1:54.1; Come And Get'em (Western Terror-Cheryl Hanover), owned by VCS Racing LLC, trained by Brian Brown, and driven by David Miller, in 1:53; Broadway Cruiser (Yankee Cruiser-Misnomer), owned by Richard Latessa, trained by John Oliverio, and driven by George Napolitano Jr., in 1:53.4; Moonliteonthebeach (Somebeachsomewhere-Sweet Paprika), owned by Blue Chip Bloodstock, Kimelman, Baird, and Demeter, trained by Eddie Hart, and driven by Joe Pavia Jr., in 1:52.4; Storm The Beach (Somebeachsomewhere-Maple Lady), owned by James Stambaugh, Milton Leeman, and Charles Wingfield, trained by Brian Brown, and driven by Tim Tetrick; and Normandy Invasion (Somebeachsomewhere-Under Your Spell), owned by Country Club Acres, Mike Mallett, and William Robinson, trained by Brian Brown, and driven by Tim Tetrick, in 1:52.4. (Pocono Downs)