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Affective Action wins Saratoga feature
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - by Mike Sardella, for Saratoga Casino and Raceway

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Saratoga Springs, NY --- Affective Action (Conway Hall) was an impressive first-over winner in the feature on Thursday (March 10) at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

 
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Affective Action was a 2:00 winner for driver Stephane Bouchard.

The John Grasso-trained 4-year-old got away sixth in the $9,950 eight horse trot for New York sired highsteppers. The journey proved irrelevant as Stephane Bouchard tugged on the right line heading to the half and Affective Action cruised from there.

After overcoming an early nine length deficit, Affective Action wound up scoring a five length victory in 2:00 after trotting a final half in :58.2 over a track labeled 'good.'

The win was one of two on the afternoon for Bouchard.

Last year’s leading driver Bruce Aldrich Jr. had a big day, piloting four winners on the 11-race card.

Live racing continues on Friday evening with a first post time set for 6:45 p.m.


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