Call For Rain, driven by owner Clint Galbraith, defeated Jate L
MONTICELLO, N.Y. (AP) _ Call For Rain, driven by owner Clint Galbraith, defeated Jate Lobell by two lengths Sunday to win the $350,000 Slutsky Memorial Pace for 3-year-olds at Monticello Raceway.
Leaving from the No. 1 post position, the son of Storm Damage was timed in 1:56 1-5 for the mile on the half-mile track. He paid $5.60, $3.60 and $3.20.
Jate Lobell returned $4.20 and $4, while Team Hanover paid $6.60 for show.
Call For Rain won his elimination heat in 1:55 3-5. Set The Trap won the second elimination in 1:56 3-5. The top four finishers returned for the final.
Redskin, the recent Messenger Stakes winner, suffered a foot injury and finished sixth in the second elimination.