On The Mark Racing and Doug Matthews’ Broken Trust Fund, ridden by seven-time Fair Grounds’ jockey champion
Robby Albarado and trained by Doug Matthews, out-fought Frank O’Connor’s
Jones Zing by a neck in Sunday’s feature attraction at
Fair Grounds, a $49,000 allowance test for fillies and mares run at about 1 1/16-miles over a
Stall-Wilson turf course rated “good.”
winner, a sophomore daughter of Broken Vow, was allowed to settle,
launched her bid when set down for the drive and increased her career
earnings to $77,064 with her third victory in 13 lifetime starts. She
toured the distance in 1:45.72 and paid $10.80, $5.20 and $3.40.
Jones Zing returned $7 and $4.80 while finishing 3 1/4-lengths in front of Agave Racing Stable and Susan Moulton’s
Vee, who paid $4. Joseph O’Brien’s
Bill’s Presence made the pace with splits of 24.14 and 48.62 but could not sustain the bid.
There was no single-ticket winner in the
Black Gold 5 today, meaning there will be a
$19,088 carryover when live racing resumes Wednesday at Fair Grounds with a nine-race program beginning at 12:40 p.m.