Eyes Movin takes the Portland Meadows Championship Bonus Challenge
Eyes Movin and Troy Stillwell dug in and held off a hard challenge from CM Got Overserved to win the $13,660 Portland Meadows Championship Bonus Challenge on Sunday. Sent off at odds of 6/1, Eyes Movin ($14.20) broke in good order and 100 yards into the 440 yard event, it became clear that it was down to Eyes Movin and CM Got Overserved. Eyes Movin just found a little bit more though as he held off CM Got Overserved to win by a nose. Rf Pistol Pete finished up in third. The final time was 22.65 seconds.
It was the tenth career victory for Eyes Movin in 40 starts. He was trained to the victory by owner/trainer Juan Sanguino and picked up a check for $6,830 for the win.
News and Notes…..$8,916 was bet into the Pick 5 pool Sunday that had a carryover of $2,292 going into the sequence….each winning ticket returned $394.70 for a $0.25 winning ticket…..Joe Crispin had three riding wins on Sunday as did Luis Gonzalez.