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Jan wins series leg at Mohawk in 1:53.3

August 04, 2017
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Jan and driver Trevor Henry made a :26 final-quarter look as easy as possible en route to winning Thursday’s (Aug. 3) second leg of the Whenuwishuponastar Series at Mohawk Racetrack. A field of six rookie pacing fillies met up for the C$14,000 second round of the three-week series.

Rock N Roll Heaven filly Jan was made the 1-5 favorite on the heels of a 1:53.3 victory a week prior.  he Dr. Ian Moore trainee lived up to the hype and got the respect you would expect for a heavy favorite.

Jan was put on the lead by Henry and posted easy-fractions of :29, :58.4 and 1:27.2, before kicking home in :26 to win by a 1-3/4 lengths in 1:53.2, which shaved a fifth off her previous mark.

There was no change to the top three finishers from a week prior, as Lady Grande and Nurse Pie Q once again finished second and third behind Jan.

A $35,000 Harrisburg purchase, Jan is owned by Wilma and James MacKenzie of Ennismore, Ontario. The rookie pacing filly is now two for four with C$19,180 earned.

Jan will be searching for a sweep of the Whenuwishuponastar Series in next Thursday’s (Aug. 10) final. 

Live racing continues Friday and Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Post time is 7:30 p.m.

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