Lexington, KY — After a bout with inclement weather, racing resumed at Red Mile on Tuesday (Aug. 30) and Boudoir Hanover kicked off the 11-race card with a 1:51.1 victory in the $80,000 third round leg of the Kentucky Championship series for sophomore female pacers.
Boudoir Hanover left the gate in the second position with Todd McCarthy holding the lines. The daughter of Captaintreacherous-Bedroomconfessions sat behind pacesetter Msdinosis Blugrass (Dexter Dunn) through fractions of :27.4, :56.3 and 1:24.3. In the battle to the wire, Boudoir Hanover outlasted the leader and a game runner-up Always Gonna B You (David Miller). Msdinosis Blugrass was third.
Sent off as the top choice, Boudoir Hanover paid $2.18 to win. Owned by Riverview Racing, Alagna Racing, Caviart Farms, and D Plouffe And S Head, the filly was bred by Riverview Breeding and Visionary Breeders. She has now earned $463,001 from her record of 20-6-5-2.
Special Way collected her second consecutive victory in the $80,000 third round leg of the Kentucky Championship for freshman filly trotters in 1:54.1. Special Way (Walner-Special Hill) scored for driver/trainer Ake Svanstedt and owner/breeder Brittany Farms, Marvin Katz and Al Libfield. Walner Payton (Dunn) was second and Life Itself (Tim Tetrick) was third.
Racing resumes at The Red Mile on Sunday (Sept. 4) and continues Monday (Sept. 5) and Tuesday (Sept. 6). First post is 1 p.m. (EDT).