CHESTER PA – Favorites Tokyo Seelster and Three Way Split were successful in their sections of $14,400 co-features at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon.
The Kadabra sophomore trotting colt Tokyo Seelster crossed the Canada-U.S. border and made his first Ron Burke start a winning one in 1:55.3. Driver Yannick Gingras sent the Goodtimes and Ontario Roots finalist to the lead early and then drew clear over the final three-eighths to win by 5¾ lengths for owners Michael and Sam Sergi and Braveheart Racing.
Thursday’s 12:25 card is topped by a $15,300 conditioned trot for up-and-coming types, with all but one in the field of eight having won within their last three starts and the outside horse, One After Nine, going for his fourth straight. The Thursday card will open with a $3462.04 carryover into the first race Superfecta. It is also noted that there will be a 2:05 p.m. start for the Philly live card on Friday, the first day of the Thoroughbreds’ Breeders Cup Championships from Del Mar. Program pages are or will be available at https://www.phha.org/harrahspps.html.