Shadow Moon, Percy Bluechip Best in Crown Frosh Features

Shadow Moon, Percy Bluechip Best in Crown Frosh Features

By Frank and Ray Cotolo

(BC) denotes Breeders Crown eligible

Mohawk Racetrack hosted two divisions of the $226,050 Nassagaweya Stakes for two-year-old pacers and a single dash of the $192,333 Eternal Camnation on Saturday, Aug. 26.

Shadow Moon (BC-Shadow Play) swept off cover to take the first Nassagaweya split in 1:51.4 over This Is The Plan (BC-Somebeachsomewhere) and odds-on favorite Declan Seelster. Trained and owned by Dr. Ian Moore along with partners R G McGroup Ltd., Serge Savard, and Gordon McComb and driven by Trevor Henry, he paid $7.90.

Pedro Hanover (BC-Somebeachsomewhere) propelled himself to the front from the back of the pack, taking the second Nassagaweya division in 1:52.1 over Trump That and Hudson Phil. Owned by Brad Gray and Denise Guerriero, trained by Andrew Harris, and driven by Andrew McCarthy, he paid $5.00 to win.

Percy Bluechip (BC-Shadow Play) remained undefeated winning her fourth start in her career, taking the Eternal Camnation going wire to wire in 1:51.4 over Kendall Seelster and Kissin In The Sand (BC-Somebeachsomewhere). Owned by Shadow Two Stable, James and Wilma Mackenzie, and Hudson Standardbred Inc., trained by Dr. Ian Moore, and driven by Trevor Henry, she paid $2.90 to win.

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