East Rutherford, N.J. – Chilkoot Trail
swept to the lead entering the stretch before crossing the wire a decisive three-length
winner in the $37,500 allowance feature at the Meadowlands on Saturday
Trained by Mary Eppler and ridden by
Victor Santiago, Chilkoot Trail covered the mile over firm turf in 1:40 flat
and returned $9.60, $5.20 and $3. Goose Bay
rallied to complete the $180.20 exacta and paid $20.80 and $8.60. It was another 2 ½ lengths back to One For
Don, who paid $4.80 to show.
A 5-year-old gelding by Gold Fever
from the Belong to Me mare Swiftly Tilting, Chilkoot Trail sports a record of
3-1-2 from 17 starts. The New
Jersey-bred races in the colors of Eppler Racing Stable, Inc. and Schwartz.
Live Thoroughbred racing continues
at the Meadowlands on Friday, Nov. 2 – gates open 11 a.m., first post will be