Party Time at Balmoral
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With a big Saturday program featuring a $22,130 ISOBA Stake, a $21,500 Free For All, a $15,500 Filly & Mare Open and a festive Cinco De Mayo bash it figures to be a fun-filled weekend of racing and partying at
On the racing side of the docket Saturday’s fourth race, a $22,130 ISOBA Stake for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers, gets top billing. Headlining the competition in this battle is Sawgrass Farms up and coming star Fox Valley Gambler. The gelded son of Richess Hanover failed to hit the board in three starts last year but he’s quickly making up for lost time with four straight wins to open his sophomore campaign. His latest triumph in the $20,000 Taser Gun Stake at
The $21,500 Albatross Free For All features the return of the great
The ladies will also have their turn to shine on Saturday as a field of seven distaffers slug it out in the $15,500 Three Diamonds Open-Handicap. This looks to be a wide open event with recent Open winner’s Spectacular Cam, Bob’s Minute Maid and Mama Kash sharing the support of the wagering public.
Off the track there will plenty happening both day and night at Balmoral on Saturday. A “special” Kentucky Derby Viewing Party featuring a host of different party packages will highlight the daytime action. A huge Cinco de Mayo celebration, complete with a Tequila tasting and authentic Mexican buffet, will keep the festivities going at a lively pace during the live racing action which gets underway at 7:20 p.m.
The stakes action continues on Sunday night with