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Religulous and SweetSpellOSuccess take split divisions of the $80,000 Lady Suffolk Trot

Freehold, NJ —- In the first half of the 51st edition Lady Suffolk Trot, Mentally Stable and Jerry Silva’s Religulous took the lead at the start and never looked back while holding off Keystone Tabby in a long stretch battle.

The Daughter of Muscles Yankee went the distance in a clocking of 2:01:4 to win by a length. The runnerup finished 2 ½ lengths in front of Kitefin Hanover .

With Hall of Famer John Campbell doing the steering for his 7th Lady Suffolk triumph, Religulous scored her initial victory lifetime and increased her bankroll to $73,516.

The winner returned her backers $3.20 to win and started an exacta worth $13.40 and a trifecta of $24.40.

In division two, American Viking Racing Stable, Gewertz, Feldman and Rojan Stable’s Sweetspellosuccess took full control from the outset and won very handily by a measured 2¾ lengths over Reviewer who was 4½ lengths clear of Charlotte Alber at the finish.

Sweetspellosuccess was the biggest money earner entered in either division of the Lady Suffolk fields and brought her earnings to $111,274 with this victory being the 4th in her 8 race career.

Trainer/driver Trond Smedshammer brought the daughter of Credit Winner home in 2:00:4

while giving him his 5th lifetime Lady Suffolk victory.

Sweetspellosuccess paid $3.40 to win and launched an exacta of $12.60 and a trifecta worth $37.80.

Live Racing resumes at Freehold on Saturday with the 51st running of the Dexter Cup.  First race post is 12:30pm .