Glenferrie Blade A wins distaff at Yonkers
June 21, 2019
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Glenferrie Blade A (Jordan Stratton, $17.20) picked off odds-on Twinkle (Brent Holland) nearing the line Friday night (June 21st), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace.
Glenferrie Blade A, from post position No. 4, was away fourth as Twinkle was the lone leaver. The people’s preference, who went down the road a week ago, led her through intervals of :27.3, :56.4 and 1:24.4.
It was Lispatty (Mark MacDonald) trying it first-up, with Glenferrie Blade A behind the one. Twinkle maintained a short lead and in and out of the final turn, about to win the battle but lose the war.
Twinkle put away a stubborn Lispatty, but Glenferrie Blade A was off her back and moving. She prevailed by a half-length in 1:53.1. Twinkle did hold second, with Alexa’s Power (Jason Bartlett), Lispatty and a from-last Gold Orchid N (Jim Marohn Jr.) relegated to the minors.
For third choice Glenferrie Blade A, an 8-year-old Down Under daughter of Mach Three owned by William Hartt and trained by Lance Hudson, it was her second win in nine seasonal starts. The exacta paid $53, the triple returned $113 and the superfecta paid $320.50.