The key features at Mohawk Racetrack, in Canada on Saturday past saw both leading stallions American Ideal and Bettor’s Delight progeny bring their ‘A game’.
In the 2yo divisions of The Champlain division for the boys, American Ideal’s son Ideal Wheel blitzed his rivals in a 1.51.4 mile rate. Trained by leading conditioner Casie Coleman, Ideal Wheel has now banked $155,000 in his debut racing season. In the other Champlain division top flight Bettor’s Delight juvenile Beyond Delight was an easy 1.52.1 winner. A $50,000 yearling purchase, he has now earned over $420,000 in stakes. North America’s best 3yo Betting Line show cased his talents at the same meeting with a 1.49.1 victory in the Simcoe Stakes. Extending his win streak to 11 wins on the bounce, the son of Bettor’s Delight has over $1.8 million on his card and heads to Delaware now for the Little Brown Jug.
Closer to home, American Ideal had good winners in Runrunjimmydunn at Cambridge, Ideal Success won at Melton in ‘The Gammalite’ and he sired a double at Addington when Kardesler and Idealindiamonds both greeted the judge.
For champion sire Bettor’s Delight, his son Chicago Bull made it ten wins in a row, with victory at Gloucester Park and open class pacer Bettor’s Fire recorded career win number 29 and took his bankroll past $500,000 with victory at the same meeting.