Cheyenne Umberto fastest in The Stallion Series at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs


WILKES-BARRE, PA (August 24, 2010)—Cheyenne Umberto, making only his second career start, won by a whisker over Voice Of Truth (Mark Lewis) in a thrilling stretch drive between the two-year-old pacing colts and geldings Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
The stretch duel between the freshman pacers came in the eighth and final division of The Stallion Series. The divisions carried purses of $20,000 each.
Trained by Robert Siegelman and driven by Andy Miller, Cheyenne Umberto stopped the timer in 1:53.1, fastest of The Stallion Series at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
Miller also collected another stakes win on the night with freshman pacer Ishmael’s Brother, a winner in 1:55.4. Erv Miller trains Ishmael’s Brother.
Trainer Miller won his second stakes win of the evening with Panfully Cool, driven by Matt Kakaley. This mile was timed in 1:55.3.
Jim Morrill Jr., who had five wins through 13 races, won two of The Stallion Series divisions with Storyofmylife and Jackson Killean. Storyofmylife won in 1:56.1 for trainer Paul Reid.
Jackson Killean, trained by Tye Loy, stopped the timer in 1:54.2, winning by a head over Rush Hanover (Mike Simons).
Opening divisional victor was Town Treasure, driven by Kevin Sizer. Town Treasure, trained by Jim Ray, held of Dreamzzzz R For U (Andrew McCarthy) at the wire. This mile went n 1:56.2.
Another thrilling finish occurred in the third division of the series with Draconian (Ben Stafford Jr.) winning by a nose over Vegas Rusty (David Miller). Time of the mile was 1:54.2.
David Miller won a division with Sharp West Hanover, necking out Border Fighting (Matt Kakaley) at the wire. Time of this race was 1:54.1. Don Swick conditions Sharp West Hanover.
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will be hosting The Stallion Series championships on September 3 and 7.