Tioga Downs will play host to five W.N. Reynolds Memorial races for two-year-old pacers and trotters on Sunday (Aug. 26).
In the $37,250 first division of the Meda for two-year-old trotting fillies, the 9-5 morning-line choice is Starita (David Miller) at 9-5. The Trixton-Morningstar filly has a win and a second in six starts so far in her career for trainer Joe Holloway. David Miller will drive. Mimispearloflindy is the second choice at 5-2. The daughter of Cantab Hall and Lindys Showgirl has one win in four starts. Mattias Melander will drive for trainer Marcus Melander.
In the $37,750 second division, the unbeaten Cloud Nine Fashion is the 2-1 morning-line favourite. The Muscle Hill-Im On Cloud Nine filly is three-for-three in her young career. Tim Tetrick will drive for trainer Jim Campbell. Matter Of Fact has been installed as the second choice at 5-2. Mattias Melander will drive the daughter of Explosive Matter and Chips N Caviar for Marcus Melander.
Two-year-old trotting colts and geldings will participate in the Judge Moore, which carries a purse of $69,300. The 9-5 morning-line favoured entry consists of three sons of Trixton trained by Åke Svanstedt: Lindy Express (Jim Meittinis), Sheenas Boy (Marcus Miller) and Galixton (Corey Callahan).
Freshman pacing fillies will compete for $56,300 in the Lorraine. The overwhelming morning-line favourite at 8-5 is Zero Tolerance, with David Miller listed to drive. The daughter of Heston Blue Chip and Feelinglikeastar is trained by Joe Holloway and has already earned over $60,000 in her career with four wins in her five lifetime starts. The second choice at 3-1 is Simone, who is trained and driven by Homer Hochstetler. The American Ideal-Ritascape filly has reached the winner’s circle twice in four lifetime starts.
Freshman pacing colts and geldings will vie for a purse of $66,600 in the Soliciter. The 9-5 morning-line favoured entry consists of two John Butenschoen trainees. The first part of the entry is Captain Panko (Corey Callahan), by Captaintreacherous-P Note Blue Chip. He has won two of five starts so far this season. The second part of the entry is Scirocco Mistysaid (Tom Jackson). The Well Said-Cold Mist gelding has a second and two thirds in six career starts. The second choice at 5-2 is the Erv Miller-trained Sweet Troy. The gelding by Sweet Lou-Magestic Blue Chip has a second and two thirds in his four lifetime starts. Marcus Miller will drive.
The 12-race card on Sunday (August 26) starts at 1 p.m. For more information, go to www.tiogadowns.com.