Plunge Blue Chip Tons the Best in First Breeders Crown Three-Year-Old Filly Trot

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Plunge Blue Chip and driver/trainer/co-owner Ake Svanstedt once again dominated a field of three-year-old trotting fillies, this time in the Breeder’s Crown’s first of two $25,000 eliminations for her division on Oct. 20 at Pocono Downs, winning easily in 1:53.3 on a track rated “sloppy.”
 
The daughter of Muscle Mass—Dunk The Donato sat fourth off the gate as Top Expectations grabbed the lead with Looking For Zelda in the catbird seat and Courtney Hanover behind her in single file. The first quarter was clocked in :27.
 
Leading the field to a half in :56.2, Svanstedt pulled Plunge Blue Chip into the first-over position to challenge the leader. She tagged along side of Top Expectations until the 1:25 three-quarters near the final turn when she eased to the front the entering the stretch.
 
Plunge Blue Chip drew away to win in 1:53.3 with a lot of trot left.
 
Passing tired foes, Impinktoo slid into second, while Looking For Zelda locked into third and Courtney Hanover checked in fourth. Top Expectations was fifth.
 
Ake Svanstedt owns Plunge Blue Chip along with Blue Chip Bloodstock, which is also the breeder, Tomas Andersson and Rick Zeron Stable.
 
Plunge Blue Chip paid $3.20 to win.

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