Thanks to HANA supporters who voted for the races they would like to see in the late Pick-4 at Western Fair on Friday night. With the poll results, the races which will comprise the late Pick-4 with the $10,000 guaranteed pool (15% take out) are:
Race 9 - Mr. Brown Memorial Pace (Preferred)
Race 10 - OSS Gold 3yo Filly Pace
Race 11 - Filly and Mares Preferred
Race 12 - Molson Invitational Pace
Speaking of the Molson Invitational, it has turned into an interesting race with the appearance of Foiled Again, Aracache Hanover, A Rocknroll Dance, and Betterthancheddar committed to the race plus others. It promises to be an exciting race even with the half mile specialist Foiled Again drawing the rail for at the age of nine, his dominance over the best in his division must be diminishing somewhat.
Elsewhere on the web, there is this commentary about the Molson
In case you have missed it on HANA's main blog, Grand River Raceway in Ontario is cutting their takeout rates across the board. Isn't it ironic that it took the loss of slot revenue to get a track to lower their takeout rates?