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Late spring is time for Dove Season; Wash Park left hanging out to dry after five straight wins
Turned from home
MR. VEGAS LEADS the field home in winning the $100,000 Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans earlier this year. The 5-year gelding was developed in Camden at Donna Freyers Custom Care Equine. - photo by Photo courtesy of Fair Grounds Race Course
Dove Season, a graduate of Fred and Wilhelmina McEwan’s Fenwick Farm in Boykin broke his maiden at first asking by winning a $45,000 maiden race on Sunday at PARX Racing in Bensalem, Penn.The Will Farish-owned 4-year-old Canadian-bred filly is trained by John Servis -- of Smarty Jones fame -- who gave John Bisono the leg up on Sunday. The winning time for the six-furlong run on the dirt was 1:11.43.Bisono had his mount placed sixth in the field of 11 after a quarter-mile before making a move on the outside to take over second at the half-mile mark. Trailing My Pink Easterbaby by five lengths at the top of the stretch, Dove Season stayed on the outside and used a big kick to run down the leader in deep stretch and pulled out a victory by a head.Wash Park win streak snapped at five: Wash Park, which was developed at Frank Wooten Stables in Camden, saw its 5-race win streak come to an end with a third place finish in a $30,000 race at Evangeline Downs in Lafayetta, La., last Wednesday.Trained by Ron Faucheux for owner Keith Plaisance, the Ecton Park-sired 5-year-old gelding compiled all five of his victories in the run over the course of a little more than four months at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans.