Sons of Chapter Seven dominate NYSS 2CTs
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On Tuesday night, Yonkers Raceway hosted four $35,450 New York Sires Stakes divisions for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters and stallion Chapter Seven stole the show with his offspring winning three of the four divisions.
In the first division, Race 3, Incommunicado led from start to finish, prevailing by two and a quarter lengths in 1:59. Ahundreddollarbill was second with Dee’s Red Delicious finishing third.
Incommunicado is a gelded son of Chapter Seven trained and driven by Ake Svanstedt and owned by Knutsson Trotting Inc. of Del Ray Beach, Fla. and Little E LLC from New York, N.Y.
In the second division, Race 4, Special Prosecutor held off a fast closing Super Cruiser by a neck in 2:02.1 with Manuka being placed third after Limitless Winner was disqualified from that show spot.
Special Prosecutor is also a gelded son of Chapter Seven. He was driven to victory by Andy Miller for trainer and co-owner David Dewhurst of Clinton, N.Y. Philip Hale from New Hartford, N.Y. co-owns the trotter.
In the third division, Race 6, Ambassador Hanover made a strong brush to the lead around the final turn and held off Sevenshadesofgrey by a length in 1:59.1 with Steel finishing third.
Just like the first division winner, Ambassador Hanover is a son of Chapter Seven trained and driven by Svanstedt. Svanstedt also owns the colt along with Order By Stable from Boras, Sweden and Howard Taylor of Philadelphia, Pa.
In the eighth race final division, In The Cards sat a perfect pocket trip and prevailed by a length in 2:00.1 over the pacesetting Credit Con with Fix-It-Up finishing third.
In The Cards is a gelded son of RC Royalty owned and trained by George Ducharme. Other co-owners are Campbell, Dickson and Cimetti with Scott Zeron the winning driver. (Yonkers)