Grand Slam For Mike Merton – Promise For Life wins Third Straight Open

June 6, 2024

Leading driver Mike Merton padded his already bulging lead over second place driver Jim Taggart Jr. with 4 wins on todays’ card. Michael got on the board early by taking the opener with Nox Vegas Blue Chip in 1:54.4 – $3.10, Manofmanymuscles was next in a 14-length romp in 1:57.1 -$2.10. Armagedon Seelster in 1:58.1 – $2.60 and finally Myviewisblocked in 1:58.2 – $4.00.

Promise For Life continued his dominance over the best trotters on the grounds by going wire to wire in the Open Trot with Jim Devaux in the bike for trainer Robert Lounsbury in 1:57 – $2.90. It was his fourth win in 6 starts.

In this morning’s Qualifiers, one performance caught the attention of a few, when the 2-year-old All Hail The Queen won his qualifier in 1:58.1, LQ 28, the son of Courtly choice is trained by Shane Tritton and was driven to the win by Lauren Tritton.

Ryan Hall had a training double on the day, with Statement Made A and Armagedon Seelster