Scarborough, ME ---– Maine Sire Stakes activity returned to Scarborough Downs on Sunday (7/20) as the 2-year-old pacing colt divisions split out into two dashes contested for purses of $10,153 apiece.
Michael Newman Photo Sailor Jerry remained unbeaten in his career, getting his fifth straight win on Sunday at Scarborough in a Maine Sire Stake.
Apollo’s Chariot (Ron Cushing) was second; Cruzin Maverick (David Ingraham) rallied for third.
Victory was claimed in the second division by Pembroke Wildcat (Heath Campbell), who took a new lifetime mark of 1:59.1 as he insisted on a front-end seat while grinding to the lead through a zippy opening panel of 28.4. The William Varney-owned son of Western Maverick never looked back from that point as he glided to a 5-3/4 length margin to grab his third Maine Sire’s win from four career starts.
Hardcorjohnypawn (Kevin Switzer) was second, while Reckless Rebel (Gary Mosher) was third.
In other news, Drew Campbell held the hot hand, winning three dashes from the nine race card.
Live racing returns to The Downs on Thursday, July 24 as the Maine Sire Stakes 2-year-old trotting divisions come to town, post time: 4:30 pm.