Hestons Lucky Chip wins Open Pace
December 28, 2021
Since landing in the stable of Laura Perino, Hestons Lucky Chip has quickly climbed the ladder of the conditioned ranks with 2 wins, this week his first start in the Open ranks was a successful one as he scored a wire to wire 4 length win in 1:57.2 for winning driver Bruce Aldrich Jr. over Tullow N and Nui Ba Den N. With only 2 racing days remaining for the year, Perino holds a 3 win advantage over rival Christopher Petrelli for 3rd place for leading trainers.
Yankee On The Move won his 4th straight for trainer Art Green/Cory Stratton.
Greg Merton and Cory Stratton and each won 2 races, the combo of 21 year old driver Brett Beckwith and trainer Justin Sodano teamed up for a driving and training double for the 9 race card that handled $600,000.