Northfield, OH --- Hello Carlo trotted home for his 50th career victory on Monday (Oct. 7), winning Northfield Park’s third race of the evening.
|JJ Zamaiko photo|
|Hello Carlo was a winner for the 50th time in his career.|
The classy veteran trotter has 223 career starts, winning 50 times and finishing second and third 31 and 28 times, respectively. Hello Carlo (Carry The Message-Last Turn) has career earnings of $248,678 and a lifetime mark of 1:55.4 taken at Scioto Downs at age five. The trotter’s richest win was for a purse of $12,000 in an Open II race at Scioto Downs in 2012.
Hello Carlo started from post five and remained fifth through an opening quarter of :27.4. He mounted a successful first-over mission through fraction of :57.4, 1:27.4 and 1:58.2. He finished 4-1/2 lengths clear of his closest competitor, Tory (Tyler Smith). Hello Carlo returned $6.00 to win.
Marion Caponi owns Hello Carlo. Trainer Larry Clabaugh called upon Josh Sutton to drive for this milestone triumph.