Tyler Buter wins 5 at Tioga Sunday
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Tyler Buter won five races at Tioga Downs on Sunday (June 23), including the featured pace ($12,000) with Prariie Panther.
In the feature, Americanprimtime (Jim Taggart Jr.) went to the front and led to a first quarter in :26.2. Prairie Panther ($2.50) then took over control before hitting the half in :54.1. Prairie Panther, who is owned by trainer Mike Deters and Laurie Poulin, led to three-quarters in 1:22.1. Americanprimetime had the great pocket ride and was all set to challenge. Prairie Panther found another gear and flew to a last quarter of :27.3 to win in a career best 1:49.4. Americanprimetime settled for second best. Motown N (Jeffrey Long) finished third.
Prairie Panther is a 5-year-old gelding by Royal Millennium. It was his seventh win in 12 starts this season. He now owns 28 career victories.
Buter got his first win with Ponyta Boy ($2.20), who finished in a dead heat with Better Bangbang (Aaron Byron). His other wins came with Seal The Deal N ($5.30), Crius N Rock ($3.20), and CC Big Boy Sam ($6.00),
Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Friday (June 28) with a 10 race card featuring Geers Stakes races for 3-year-old pacers. Post time is 6:15 p.m. (Tioga)