Plainville, MA — Duplicated N has suddenly become peerless atafter handily tackling the best resident harness racing pacers in the $20,000 Winners-Over Handicap pace on Monday afternoon (May 10) to extend his current winning streak to three.
It was pretty much a done-deal from the start as Duplicated N () took control off the gate and never looked back. With Starznheaven (Drew Monti) tripping out on his back, Duplicated N toured the facility in fractions of :27.2, :55.4 and 1:23.1 with little resistance from anyone as the group headed around the last turn.
At the top of the stretch, Starznheaven pulled out for his shot at the leader along with Bettor’s Fire N (Ron Cushing) who was pacing alongside him. But neither could get to Duplicated N, who was cruising along unfazed and hit the line on top by two lengths in 1:51.
DUPLICATED N REPLAY
It was the 19th lifetime win in only 44 lifetime starts for Duplicated N ($3.80) who is owned by Paul London, Michael Sepinuck, Kathleen Brewer and Andrew Kelson.does the training.
In the co-featured $13,000 claiming handicap pace for horses tagged from $15-$20,000, Brackley Beach (), who was severely disregarded at the windows, sat quietly in the garden spot at 40-1 behind the frontrunning J Js Delivery (Drew Monti) who was arguing vehemently with Nagle (Bruce Ranger) through a stiff :27.2 third quarter.
Coming off the last turn Brackley Beach tipped off cover in between horses and caught the leader in the stretch and then held off two late challengers to win by 1/2 length in 1:52.2, which was a new lifetime mark.
BRACKLEY BEACH REPLAY
Brackley Beach made his first visit to Plainridge a memorable one for all parties involved as he returned $80.00 for the win and triggered a 3-8-4-6 superfecta that paid a whopping $8,493 for a $2 wager. Andrew Adamczyk, who owns and trains Brackley Beach, privately purchased the winner on April 8 of this year and has not missed a check since in five starts.
Bruce Ranger registered another driving triple on Monday and continues to be the leading dash win driver of the Plainridge meet this year.
Racing resumes at Plainridge Park on Thursday (May 13) at 4 p.m.
For full race results, click here.
By Tim Bojarski, for the Standardbred Owners of Massachusetts