Finns, Gardner, Love Capture Multiple Wins at Jasper County

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Published on June 25 2013 7:21 am
Last Updated on June 25 2013 7:21 am
Written by Millie Lange

NEWTON -- Members of the Finn family, along with Dennis Gardner and Antonio Love picked up multiple driving victories as harness racing got underway at the Jasper County Fair Monday afternoon and evening.

Gardner picked up two victories on the afternoon card. Gardner won behind Elegant Rosie in the opening race of the fair, the Big 10 3-Year-Old Filly Trot. Gardner took the filly to victory in 2:09. He then captured a win in the fifth race, the IHHA 4-Year-Old and Up Horse-Gelding Trot. Hong Kong Kwyne went the distance in 2:08 1/5.

Three different Finns captured victories in the afternoon. Jared Finn won the Big 10 3-Year-old Colt Trot behind Powerful Valor in 2:08 1/2.

J.D. Finn claimed the IHHA 4-Year-Old and Up Trot, Mare Division with Skyline Happy. The pair went the distance in 2:08.

Then it was C. Alan Finn's turn in the final race of the afternoon card, the Maiden Pace. Driving Fore, Finn took the victory with a time of 2:09 1/5.

In the evening, Love picked up two driving victories, taking Romantic Legacy to a win in the Big 10 3-Year-Old Filly Pace, First Division in 2:05. Then he guided Mr. Three Quarters to victory in the Big 10 3-Year-Old Colt Pace in 2:05 3/5.

J.D. Finn also nabbed another victory, this one behind Madoff in the Winners Over $10,000 Lifetime Pace. The pair went the distance in 1:59 4/5.

Racing continues today with post time at 1 p.m. and eight races on tap.

Jasper County Fair

Monday's Results

Race One

Big 10 3-Year-Old Filly Trot

1. Elegant Rosie (Dennis Gardner), 2. Gumcorner Black (Eric Collier), 3. Gumcorner Sue (Delbert Burkett), 4. Accokeek Aphrodite (Clay Simpson), 5. Kyndall (Harold Finn Jr.), 6. Dreaming Of Lori (David Martin), 7. High Stepper (J.D. Finn)

Time -- :32, 1:03, 1:36, 2:09

Race Two

Big 10 3-Year-Old Colt Trot

1. Powerful Valor (Jared Finn), 2. Accokeek Mercury (Buddy Simpson), 3. Balanced Game (J.D. Finn), 4. Powerful Felix (Darla Martin), 5. Bands Invicta (Kelcey Perymond), 6. Agent Booth (Jack James)

Time -- :32 4/5, 1:05 1/5, 1:36 4/5, 2:08 1/5.

Race Three

Filly and Mare Open Pace

1. Yankee Road (Dakota Birch), 2. Miss Kelley Lynne (Harold Finn Jr.), 3. Willing Heart (J.D. Finn), 4. Wild Berry Muffler (Jared Finn), 5. Tinkers Damn (Michael Knicley), 6. Real Cool Hand (Jared Seekman), 5. Leah's Hero (Adam Knicley)

Time -- :30 3/5, 1:02 1/5, 1:33 3/5, 2:05 2/5.

Race Four

IHHA 4-Year-Old and Up Trot, Mare Division

1. Skyline Happy (J.D. Finn), 2. Old Aunt George (Michael White), 3. Miss Kylie (Dennis Gardner), 4. Anita's Dream (Donald Bryant)

Time -- :32 4/5, 1:05 2/5, 1:37 2/5, 2:08

Race Five

IHHA 4-Year-Old and Up Horse-Gelding Trot

1. Hong Kong Kwyne (Dennis Gardner), 2. Earli Morning Star (Darla Martin), 3. One High Game (Harold Caughran)

Scratched -- The Swan Song.

Time -- :33 1/5, 1:05 1/5, 1:37, 2:08 1/5.

Race Six

Maiden Pace

1. Fore (C. Alan Finn), 2. Keeping Me Alive (Harold Caughran), 3. Incredibly Sporty (Darla Martin), 4. Monique's Hero (Jared Finn), 5. Ima Risk Taker (Adam Knicley)

Time -- :30 3/5, 1:03, 1:34 4/5, 2:09 1/5.

Race One

Big 10 3-Year-Old Filly Pace, Division 1

1. Romantic Legacy (Antonio Love), 2. Uneek Shuttle (Dakota Birch), 3. Te's Ruffian (Darla Martin), 4. Fox Valley Bravura (Jared Finn), 5. Cami Dune (Cornelius Cavett)

Time -- :30 4/5, 1:02 1/5, 1:34, 2:05.

Race Two

Division 2

1. Party Princess (Kelcey Perymond), 2. Cruisin' The Nile (Jared Finn), 3. Little Miss Kathy (Darla Martin), 4. Baby Gram (Thomas Graham Jr.)

Scratched -- Queen Beatrice.

Time -- :30 4/5, 1:02 1/5, 1:32 3/5, 2:04 1/5.

Race Three

Big 10 3-Year-Old Colt Pace

1. Mr. Three Quarters (Antonio Love), 2. Kittitas (J.D. Finn), 3. Sadies Art (Tom T. Tetrick), 4. Boss Henry (Thomas Graham Jr.)

Scratched -- Evergreensduneside.

Time -- :33 3/5, 1:06, 1:36 1/5, 2:05 3/5.

Race Four

2-Year-Old Maiden Trot, Division 1

1. Battleshoe King (Buddy Simpson), 2. Benns Stella (Tom T. Tetrick), 3. Hoosier Jared (Cornelius Cavett), 4. Davids Ridge (Eric Collier)

Scratched -- Twist N Tout.

Time -- :35 2/5, 1:09 4/5, 1:42 3/5, 2:14 2/5.

Race Five

Division 2

1. Huntingforpennies (Tom T. Tetrick), 2. New Game (J.D. Finn), 3. Elegant Star (David Martin), 4. Dancinginthebreeze (David Fagan)

Time -- :34 4/5, 1:08 3/5, 1:41 2/5, 2:14 2/5.

Race Six

Winners Over $10,000 Lifetime Pace

1. Madoff (J.D. Finn), 2. Fox Valley Barbosa (Jared Finn), 3. Frontier Belle (Harold Finn Jr.)

Time -- :29 4/5, 1:00 4/5, 1:30, 1:59 4/5.

Race Seven

Non-Winners $5,000 Lifetime Trot

1. Elmar (E. Leroy Moore), 2. Cash The Check (Jared Finn), 3. Call Me Al (Harold Caughran), 4. Hereisperfection (Frank Fisher)

Time -- :33, 1:04 4/5, 1:36 1/5, 2:09 3/5.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 25 ENTRIES

(Post Time 1 p.m.)

Race One

Big 10 2-Year-Old Filly Trot, Division 1

1. Bessiebearcat (Eric Collier), 2. Psychicfinn (J.D. Finn), 3. Accokeek Diana (Clay Simpson), 4. Scylla's Breeze (no driver listed), 5. Shady Maple Fiesty (Freddie Patton Jr.)

Race Two

Division 2

1. Hong Kong Kiwi (Dennis Gardner), 2. Special Friends (J.D. Finn), 3. Lora Lee Breeze (J.D. Finn), 4. Bc's Hot Dancer (Freddie Patton Jr.)

Race Three

Big 10 2-Year-Old Colt Trot, Division 1

1. Bands Happy Ruler (Freddie Patton Jr.), 2. Ringo The Star (Trenton Watson), 3. Come And Tell Pap (Issac Love), 4. Ferb (Eric Collier), 5. Finnster (J.D. Finn)

Race Four

Division 2

1. Finnmaster (Jared Finn), 2. Skyline Boomer (Freddie Patton Jr.), 3. Swiss Mocha (Trenton Watson), 4. Battleshoe Crown (Buddy Simpson)

Race Five

2-Year-Old Maiden Pace, Division 1

1. Liberal (Cornelius Cavett), 2. Straight Red One (Issac Love), 3. I'm All Track (Adam Knicley), 4. Do Not Point (Michael Johnson), 5. Withholding Terror (Philip Cotton), 6. Togetherforever (Michael Johnson), 7. Big Matty (Buddy Simpson)

Race Six

Division 2

1. West Liberty (Clay Simpson), 2. Cypress Hill Rose (J.D. Finn), 3. Major Mayhem (Michael Johnson), 4. Video Star (Philip Cotton), 5. Finntastic (Jared Finn), 6. Going Sumwhere (Darla Martin)

Race Seven

Geriatric Trot Drivers 65 Or Older

1. Frontier Quietriot (Wm. Ralston), 2. Skyline View (E. Leroy Moore), 3. Bands Decoy (Willie Jones), 4. Anita's Dream (Donald Bryant), 5. Tometta Byrd (Randall Finn)

Race Eight

Non-Winners $5,000 Lifetime Pace

1. Call Me Elizabeth (C. Alan Finn), 2. Indiana Jones T (Tom T. Tetrick), 3. Little Warriorette (Michael Johnson), 4. Izz I Intheway (Tom T. Tetrick), 5. Shady Maple Hanna (Wm. Larry Binkley)