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Im So Handsome blasts to Buffalo win

April 01, 2018

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An unbelievable wind-aided :26 second quarter split helped Im So Handsome ($9.50) power to a good looking victory on Saturday night (March 31) in Buffalo Raceway's featured $8,800 pace.

After tussling with China Dream to an opening split of 29.2, Im So Handsome caught the jet stream also known as Buffalo Raceway's home stretch to put up a quick 55.2 time to the half mile marker and left the field in disbelief thanks to the amazing :26 fraction.

From there, driver John Cummings Jr. and Im So Handsome just cruised home the rest of the way in posting the 1-3/4 length win over Always N The Money (Shawn McDonough) and Mach Stockn Barrel (Shawn Gray).

The victory was the third of the season for Im So Handsome (Hot Pans-Cheyenne Rose).The 7-year-old gelding, owned by Mike Torcello and trained by Gerry Sarama, has now earned $21,629 in 2018 and $149,472 lifetime.

Ray Fisher Jr. and Drew Monti completed the evening with a driving triples with Billy Davis Jr. and Cummings Jr. getting two wins each. Sarama posted a pair of training victories.

Long-time Western New York owner and trainer BobGruber, 52, passed away on Saturday morning after having a medical emergency on the track during training. He conditioned 1,235 winners in his career and amassed nearly $4.8 million in purse earnings. There will be more information posted when details become available.

Racing will resume on Wednesday evening at 5 p.m. with a 12-race program scheduled.

For more information including the latest news, replay replays, results, entries and upcoming promotions, go towww.buffaloraceway.com

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