Muscles Yankee sons sweep NJSS
July 12, 2007
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Sons of Muscles Yankee swept two divisions of New Jersey Sire Stakes for 2-year-old trotting colts at the Meadowlands Wednesday night, with the winners Blue York Yankee (1:58.2) and Deweycheatumnhowe (1:57.4).
Blue York Yankee, a son of Muscles Yankee and the $500,000-plus winner Vernon Blue Chip, won by 2 1/4 lengths in 1:58.2. Blue York Yankee is a brother to such notables as Self Obsessed, Dodger Blues and Blue Mac Lad. Trond Smedshammer trains the $180,000 yearling purchase.
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Deweycheatumnhow, an $80,000 yearling purchase, is out of the Speedy Somolli mare Trolley Square. Driven by trainer Ray Schnittker, he rolled to a 1 1/2-length tally in 1:57.4 despite the sloppy track.
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