Donna Soprano challenges the triumph of Elegantimage at $ 414,000 – Harnesslink


Donna Soprano showed her might in the $ 414,000 Elegantimage, battling Bella Bellini and regaining the lead in the stretch to capture the bet for the three-year-old harness racing trotting fillies on Saturday at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

Donna Soprano battles the pylons for victory (New Image Media Photo)

The daughter of Donato Hanover shot early and took the lead on the first turn, but Hp Mama B (Sylvain Filion) and Up And Ready (Doug McNair) passed the filly in a first quarter mile of: 27.3 and forced her into the three holes. McClure ordered Donna Soprano to give up her seat and guided her forward as the ten-horse pack descended down the back.

Donna Soprano took the lead just after three eighths and trotted at: 56.3 half. Hambletonian Oaks winner Bella Bellini (Dexter Dunn), the 3/5 pick, left the pylons in the second quarter and flew into the open, passing the leader at the entrance to the final corner. She cleared Donna Soprano in three quarters and opened by two at the tip of the head, but the former leader found more trot at the eighth pole and reappeared at the pylons.

With the two fillies in full training, Donna Soprano won by half length in 1: 52.3. Bella Bellini held second place ahead of third place Katies Lucky Day (Scott Zeron).


Donna Soprano, the two-year-old stimulation filly of the year 2020 at the O’Brien Awards is now eight for 15 in her career and has amassed $ 962,155 in prize money. Luc Blais trains her for Determination. She won two stakes in a row after winning the $ 160,260 Simcoe on September 10.

For the full results of the race, Click here.

by Nicholas Barnsdale, for Harnesslink

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