Georgian To Host Four-Year-Old Invite

Published: August 18, 2021 06:59 pm EDT

Recent Preferred Pace winners Tattoo Artist and Warrawee Vital are set to square off as part of a $100,000 Four-Year-Old Invitational Pace this Sunday (August 22) at Georgian Downs.

The newly minted millionaire, Tattoo Artist, enters Georgian's Invitational fresh off a career-best 1:47.1 victory in a Preferred on Hambletonian Day at The Meadowlands for trainer Chris Ryder.

The O'Brien Award winner has earned three wins and three thirds from 11 starts while earning $95,704 racing stateside this year. A 16-time career winner, the son of Hes Watching is owned by Let It Ride Stables Inc., Frank Cannon, Diamond Creek Racing and J And T Silva Stables LLC.

Trained by Rob Fellows, Warrawee Vital has won his two previous races, including last Saturday's Preferred at Woodbine Mohawk Park in 1:49.3.

The son of Captaintreacherous sports a seasonal summary of 3-3-2 from 11 starts with just over $100,000 in purse earnings for Ontario-based owners Yolanda Fellows and M&s Racing Stable Inc. A career winners of 11 races and $348,506, Warrawee Vital boasts a lifetime mark of 1:47.1 taken in Grand Circuit action at The Red Mile last fall.

The Invitational will share the spotlight with the 2021 edition of the $75,000 Hon. Earl Rowe Memorial Trot, with the draws for both races to be conducted on Thursday, Aug. 19.

The field in alphabetical order for the Invitational Pace is as follows.

• Beyond Better
• Cold Creek Cabo
• Fortify
• Groovy Joe
• Mayhem Hanover
• Moneyman Hill
• Poseidon Seelster
• Tattoo Artist
• Warrawee Vital