Trainer O’Brien seeking record Grade 1 victory
with a carryover of nearly $1 million. The money will be doled out after the 12th race, which has an overflow field of 12 starters.
Marion Marauder, who won trotting’s triple crown last year, is the Canadian representative in Saturday’s $1 million International Trot at Yonkers Raceway. The race is part of a $3.3 million (U.S) card which is a record for harness racing in New York State.
And Ajax Downs will be well represented in the Bank of America Challenge Championships on Saturday at Prairie Meadows. Fast Man Vic will run in the main event worth $330,000. Ls Prince takes a shot in the $180,000 Derby Challenge. And Carneros runs in the $130,000 Juvenile Challenge as part of this Breeders’ Cup-style night for quarter horses.
Pattison Canadian International contender Idaho gallops under exercise lad Ben Dalton yesterday.