ER Shane wins Hot Trot
July 20, 2022
Without a doubt, this afternoon was the hottest day of Racing so far this summer at Monticello with temperatures in the low 90’s.
In spite of the heat, it was not enough to deter ER Shawn from taking the $8,000 Open Trot in wire-to-wire fashion winning by 2 lengths over Raceace (Alan Schwartz) in 1:57.3 for the team of Laura and Bruce Aldrich Jr who train and own the son of Swan For All. It was his fourth win of the season, in the process he earned new lifetime record and pushed his earning to almost $34,000.
Urbana Bayama slipped by at 41-1, starting from post 8 he got away good and followed Bakersfield for a perfect trip and was able to get by the leader by a length in 1:56.4 – $85.00 for Trainer Danny Gill, Mcgwire Sowers drove him to victory
Dan Gill and Jimmy Taggart Jr each had doubles on the 9 race card