Don'tyouforgetit is the morning line favorite
NEW YORK -- Don'tyouforgetit has been installed as the 8-5 morning line favorite from post position four in the $450,000 Yonkers Trot, the first jewel in the Trotting Triple Crown on Saturday night at Yonkers.
It is the 59th edition of the race for 3-year-old trotters at the half-mile oval.
Don'tyouforgetit will be driven by Brian Sears for trainer Jimmy Takter. A homebred Cantab Hall colt owned by Solveig's Racing Partners, Don'tyouforgetit scored his fourth win in seven tries in 2013 to win his elimination last week in 1:57:2 by a nose.
Dewycolorintheline, with co-owner/trainer Ray Schnittker in the sulky, has been tabbed the 3-1 second choice for the Trot from post position two. A son of Deweycheatumnhowe, "Dewey" finished second to Creampuff Macdaddy in his elimination last week.
Creampuff Macdaddy, driven by Jason Bartlett for trainer Brad Maxwell, won his Yonkers Trot elimination timed in 1:56:3 last week, and is the 4-1 third choice from post six.
Seven sophomore colts and one gelding will vie for the lion's share of the $450,000 purse in the Yonkers Trot, scheduled as the seventh race of the evening on the card.
The field in post position order with odds and listed drivers:
1-Fico (George Brennan, 6-1); 2-Dewycolorintheline (Ray Schnittker, 3-1); 3-Celebrity Stimulus (Tom Jackson, 10-1); 4-Don'tyouforgetit (Brian Sears, 8-5); 5-Boffin (Charlie Norris, 8-1); 6-Creampuff Macdaddy (Jason Bartlett, 4-1); 7-Lauderdale (Brent Holland, 8-1); and 8-Cantab Abs (Trond Smedshammer, 20-1).
Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press
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