Nichols, NY — Tioga Downs plays host to the $106,200 New York Sire Stakes for 2-year-old trotting fillies on Sunday (Aug. 8).
Unbeaten Gertrude (Andy Miller) is the 2-1 morning line favorite. Julie Miller trains the Devious Man-Ophelia filly. She is two-for-two in her young career with NYSS wins at Batavia and Saratoga.
The Jeff Byron trained Bomb Hugger (Anthony MacDonald) and the Brett Pelling trainee Just Bee Awesome (David Miller) should be her main rivals.
Bomb Hugger is a filly by Chapter Seven out of Stylemaker. She is three-for-three with NYSS wins at Batavia and Saratoga.
Just Bee Awesome is a filly by Chapter Seven out of Please Beehave. She finished third in a leg of the Kindergarten Series at The Meadowlands in her only career start.
The eight-race card starts at 1 p.m.
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