Monday, January 26, 2015
Hero of Humor Wins Fair Grounds Allowance Race
In today's fourth race at Fair Grounds, a one-mile and seventy-yard allowance optional claiming race for three-year-olds, LeComte Stakes (gr. III) sixth-place finisher Hero of Humor won by a half-length. With Francisco Torres in the saddle, the son of Sharp Humor tracked fractions of :22.90 and :47.03 set by favored Lucky Stranger, then took command after three-quarters of a mile in 1:13.61 and held off a determined late charge from A. Rod Again to cross the wire in front in the time of 1:44.90 seconds.