Sunshine Boy Triples In Fraser Preferred

Sunshine Boy winning at Fraser Downs
Published: November 18, 2023 01:20 am EST

Sunshine Boy continued his November streak at Fraser Downs on Friday night (Nov. 17), winning his third straight Preferred Pace in front-end fashion.

Overcoming his outside post assignment through a :27.2 first quarter to top the field, Sunshine Boy opened up two lengths and maintained that leading margin through middle splits of :56 and 1:23.3 en route to a 1:52.2 triumph in rein to Scott Knight. The favourite paid $4.30 to win.

Another streak continued in the Preferred as Mach Steady (John Abbott) caught pocket-sitter Itll Be Fine (Kelly Hoerdt) on the line to secure the runner-up honours for the fifth consecutive week.

Jim Marino trains and co-owns the Sunshine Boy with J J J Stables and Paul Sanders. A 20-time career winner, the five-year-old Sunshine Beach-Betterfrombehind gelding has earned seven victories this year from 22 starts. The lion's share of the $10,000 purse pushed his seasonal earnings to $48,720 and lifetime bankroll over $230,000.

To view Friday's harness racing results, click the following link: Friday Results - Fraser Downs.