In five starts over the Monmouth turf, Wicked Tune has
finished out of the money only once. But the 5-year-old Bruce Alexander-trainee
hasn’t found the winner’s circle yet this year.
overdue,” said Fred Deacon, Alexander’s assistant.
looks well-spotted in Saturday’s $23,000 allowance/optional claiming race at 5
furlongs on the grass. With Just Chillin Boss, who is wheeling back from a race
10 days ago, and It’s Time to Laugh likely to show speed, the pace sets up for
Wicked Tune, who breaks from the far outside post in the field of nine.
tough horse and he’s run some tough races,” Deacon said of Wicked Tune, who is
owned by Patricia Generazio. “He’s been breezing good and training good, so we
think he’ll give a good effort.”
Boss, claimed out of a turf win here two starts back by trainer Gregg
Sacco, drew the rail but his trainer
doesn’t anticipate that being a problem for him.
be primed for this race,” Sacco said.