Wilkes-Barre, PA --- Five divisions of the Pennsylvania All-Stars for 2-year-old trotting colts and geldings were held at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Friday (July 4), under a perfect summer night.
|Curtis Salonick photo|
|Jimmy Takter drove The Bank to a 1:56.3 triumph.|
Trainer/driver Jimmy Takter had wins in two divisions -- the first division with Uncle Lasse (Donato Hanover–Solveig) in 1:57 and the fourth division with The Bank (Donato Hanover–Lantern Kronos), with the fastest time of all divisions in 1:56.3.
Other winners included Broadway Appolo (Broadway Hall–Raising Rachel), driven by Corey Callahan and trained by Jim Campbell in 1:58.3 in the second division; Billy Flynn (Cantab Hall–Zeta Jones), driven by Brett Miller and trained by Stefan Lind in 1:57.2 in the third division; and Gifted Way (Cantab Hall–Rare Gift), driven by Scott Zeron for trainer Tony Alagna in a 1:57.3 clocking.
The PA All-Stars continue on Saturday night with four divisions for 3-year-old pacing fillies and three divisions for 3-year-old trotting colts and geldings. Post time is 6:30 p.m.