Chip Chip Conway draws inside and wins
April 26, 2023
In his last 8 starts his best post position was the 5 hole, today he started from post position 3, instead of coming first over at the half, he went right to the front end and never looked back. With regular pilot aboard Jim Taggart Jr. he reeled off splits of 29.3, 1:00, 1:29.1, trotting his last quarter in 29.1 to trip the beam in 1:58.2 turning back Wind And Dream (Paquet Jr.) and Bank Guard (Dibenedetto). It was his fifth win on the year for the 7-year-old son of Conway Hall who is trained by Gary Messenger.
He’s Special, has put together a 4 race win streak after today’s win in 1:55.2 – $3.70 for trainer Todd Buter, he was driven by Bruce Aldrich Jr. Dropping down in class was Itsoneofthose for Alan Schwartz who romped home by 5 lengths the best in 1:57.1, in the process he tied his lifetime mark.
Bruce Aldrich Jr. enjoyed a driving triple on the day.