Donicus found himself parked at the quarter pole, but he muscled his way to the lead and motored to another impressive win. He led through fractions of :58.4 and 1:28 for trainer/driver Eddie Green before slipping home in :29.1 to win by 2-1/4 lengths over Pukka in 1:57.1. Summajestic was third.
Sent off as the 1-5 favourite, the three-year-old son of Deweycheatumnhowe-Flying Dove Café made it 2-for-2 in the series for owner Mona Racette of Ohsweken, Ont. It was the third consecutive win for the eight-time winner, who now boasts a 7-0-2 record from nine trips to the track this season. He’s banked more than $62,000 in his career.
The $32,200 Tie Silk Series final goes Monday, April 25 at Mohawk Racetrack.