$100,000 Cane Pace Elimination at Freehold on Saturday
Posted 2164 days
Freehold, NJ –Pacing’s Triple Crown season kicks off Saturday at Freehold Raceway withthe $100,000 Cane Pace elimination.
Eleven names were dropped in the entry box but eight will be in the elimination.
Under the conditions of the race, when 11 are entered, the top 3 money earners for the current season are given byes directly into the $300,000 final which will take place here on Labor Day.
Trainers Ray Schnittker, George Berkner and George Teague Jr. were given byes with their charges, One More Laugh, B G’s Folly and Delmarvalous.
The field for the elimination is headed by I’m Gorgeous, who is trained and partly owned by George Teague Jr. along with Elmer Finn of Delaware.
I’m Gorgeous who most recently won the consolation of the Battle of Brandywine in a sharp 1:50:4 will have Andy Miller driving in a return engagement.
The complete field for the 56th Cane Pace elimination by post position, driver and odds is as follows:I’m Gorgeous, pp1, Andy Miller, 3-1; Malicious, pp2, Dave Miller, 6-1; Woodstock, pp3, Brian Sears, 9-2; Urgent Action, pp4, Ron Pierce, 10-1; Valentino, pp5, George Brennan, 7-2; Foreign Officer, pp6, Dan Dube, 8-1; Rockin Image, pp7, Yannick Gingras, 5-1;