Art Rooney Pace Attracts Nine

Published: May 17, 2016 01:18 pm EDT

The connections of nine three-year-old pacers have entered their charges to contest the Art Rooney Pace. Therefore, a lone elimination will be contested this Saturday night (May 21) to determine what eight horses will advance to the final.

This Saturday’s $40,000 elimination will feature three colts and six geldings.

The elimination has been carded as Race 4 on the program. The results of the post position draw for the elimination appear below.

(PP – Horse – Declared Driver)
1 – No Shame Blue Chip – Jason Bartlett
2 – Missile J – Tim Tetrick
3 – Artmagic – George Brennan
4 – Rodeo Rock – Dan Dube
5 – Tap Into Power – Jason Bartlett
6 – Autotune Hanover – Tyler Buter
7 – Yankee Artillery – George Brennan
8 – Tailgunner Hanover – Ray Schnittker
9 – Manny – Brian Sears

Note that Missile J and Artmagic shall race as a common-ownership (Purple Haze Stables) entry.

The first eight in the official order return for next Saturday’s (May 28) $300,000 final of the 26th Art Rooney Pace.

The Art Rooney’s companion event, the Lismore Pace, has attracted six three-year-old fillies, all of whom will battle in the $100,000 final, which will be contested along with the Rooney final on Saturday, May 28.

The list of fillies that will contest the Lismore final appears below (the fillies have been listed alphabetically).

Apple Bottom Jeans
Cut And Paste
Dime A Dance
Rock Me Baby
Soft Idea

(Yonkers Raceway)