CAMPBELLVILLE, June 17 – Lindy Farms’ International Moni
captured the winner’s share of the $251,000 Goodtimes Stakes purse on Saturday
evening at Mohawk Racetrack.
Driver Scott Zeron was able to engineer a second-over trip
for the Frank Antonacci trainee to come through and win in 1:52.4.
the 3/5 favourite, made a second-quarter move to the lead and posted
middle-fractions of :56.1 and 1:24.3 to lead into the lane. International Moni,
who was racing sixth in the early stages, caught the cover of stablemate Shake
It Off Lindy heading around the far turn.
International Moni surged to the lead in the lane and was
able to hold off a late-rally from Mass Production, driven by Scott’s father,
Rick, to win by _ lengths.
“I didn’t mind where I got away, my horse is really handy,”
said Scott Zeron about getting away sixth. “I was very happy with where I was sitting…and
when I angled him over I felt like I was an easy winner and I didn’t even pull
the plugs, but good thing I can hear my Dad screaming behind me, so I pulled
them and he went on again.”
Seven And Seven came on to finish third, while Enterprise dropped back to
A son of French Stallion Love You and former Horse of the
Year Moni Maker, International Moni is now two for two this season to bring his
career numbers to three wins and over $330,000 earned for owners Moni Maker
International Moni paid $7.60 to win.