You don’t usually see a 0-17 horse with lifetime earnings of $93,068. Well let me introduce you to Fortunista (Credit Winner - Meadowbranch Mary), who finally found her way to the Buffalo Raceway winner's circle after Dan Noble guided her to 1:59.3 winning score, in the $48,104 third division of NYSS for three-year-old trotting fillies.
Fortunista is owned by Gilbert-Garcia Herrera, and Barbra D & Donald G Amstine of Sacramento Calif. Herrera also does the training.
“I just tried to get her through that first turn nice and easy,” said Noble. “Then when I brushed her to the top, just before the half, she went really nice.”
The winning time was the fastest of the night for the three-year-old New York bred trotting fillies.
The other Sire Stakes winners were Miss Fidget, who went wire to wire in 2:01.3 with Eddie Lohmeyer in the sulky, and Anandamide who trotted home in 2:00.1 with Jim Morrill, Jr. at the controls.
Racing will resume on Friday June 22, with first post scheduled for 6:40 pm eastern time.