Cotolo’s Harness Review, News And Notes
Harrington, April 22: Tampa Bay Escape, $22.20
Pocono, April 27: Political Pace, $15.80; Ace Of Pace, $10.40
Freehold, April 28, June’s Sunny Boy, $16.40
As of April 29, Harrah’s Chester becomes Harrah’s Philadelphia. The marketing move changes the reference to the Pennsylvania track in past performances (PPs) from “Chst” to “Phl.” All races in PPs prior to April 29 will remain Chst.
At Cal-Expo, the Friday-and-Saturday late Pick 4s’ guarantees increase to a $20,000 gross pool. With the exception of the TwinSpires no-takeout Pick 4 on Friday, which we always cover here, the Pick 4s’ takeout is 15 percent.
The Raceway at The Western Fair District will be the host again for the $300,000 Molson Pace. The race for older pacers highlights the closing night program on Friday, May 25. This year’s event has a special post time of 6:50 p.m.
The Pick 4 will offer a guaranteed pool of $15,000. The Pick 5 will feature a guarantee yet to be determined that night as well. Both wagers offer a 15-percent takeout.
Defending champion Foiled Again headlines the list of this year’s nominees, which also include We Will See, Betterthancheddar, Up The Credit, Aracache Hanover, Atochia and Strand Hanover.