Armand A. Delaperriere’s Rolling Yona sat off the early pace
before pushing through on the rail and drawing clear by two lengths to capture
the $46,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at Monmouth Park on Friday.
Kathleen Demasi, Rolling Yona stepped the mile and 70 yards over a fast main
track in 1:42 and returned $12, $6.20 and $3.40. Speighter Man rallied to complete the $117.60
exacta and paid $10.60 and $5.20. It was
another 7 ½ lengths back to Romp
City, who paid $3.60 to
“I had a
perfect trip,” said winning jockey John Bisono.
“He broke sharp and I had great position the whole way. He was waiting for me to ask and when I
asked, he went.”
4-year-old colt by Yonaguska from the Yes It’s True mare Rolling True, Rolling
Yona has won five of her 12 starts.
continues at Monmouth
Park on Saturday, June 22
– gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 12:50 p.m.