Four-year-old Century Mach claimed victory as bettor's choice in the $10,000 Fillies and Open Pace at Fraser Downs on Thursday night (Sept. 22).
At the release of the starting gate, Century Mach (Kelly Hoerdt) settled into fourth position behind Glimpseofgoodness (John Abbott), Rollin Withholly A (Richard Lancaster), and Danzig To Dharma (Rod Therres). The first quarter was clocked in :26.3 with no change in the single file field through to the :56 half. In High Cotton (Scott Knight) gave Century Mach and Hoerdt the nudge to pull off the rail. Simultaneously, Rollin Withholly A came off the rail, but Century Mach continue three-wide around and to the front. The three-quarter pole was met in 1:24.2 with Century Mach holding the lead. Hoerdt urged the mare forward to win by a half-a-length over Mystic Shadow (Bradley Watt). In High Cotton rounded out the triactor.
Century Mach, winner of 15 races and $83,583 life, pushed her 2022 season record to 14-7-1 in 28 starts ($74,738). The Jk Royal Flush mare by the Mach Three mare Mach Away is owned by her trainer and driver, Kelly Hoerdt.
For Thursday's harness racing results, click the following link: Thursday Results - Fraser Downs.