Millennium Farms’ Great Mills
proved no disappointment as the odds-on choice in the
wagering in Fair Grounds’ $49,000 optional claiming feature on Monday
when he took command at the furlong grounds and then drew off for a 1
3/4-length score under
Steve Asmussen, the
sophomore colt accomplished the about 5 1/2-furlong distance over a
Stall-Wilson turf course rated good in 1:05.64, increased his career
earnings to $51,600 with his second win in three lifetime
starts and paid mutuels of $3.60, $2.40 and $2.10.
Dan Lynch, Ken Sentel and Merrill Scherer’s
Goodtimehadbyall rallied in the lane to gain the place by three-quarters of a length from Clarkland Farm and Greg Foley’s
Getaway Guy, who had no late rally. Goodtimehadbyall returned $7.20 and $4.60 while Getaway Guy paid $5.20.
Run for the Roses Stable’s Spit Spat Speight set the pace with splits of 21.97 and 46.31 before tiring.