Lady's Choyote, who went off at 70-1, surged past four trotters in the deep stretch to capture a stunning victory in the second race at Buffalo Raceway.
After leaving from the No. 8 post, Lady's Choyote trotted fifth at the top of the stretch, four lengths behind the leader. Driver/trainer Ken Ball then guided his 3-year-old filly past Liv, J K Three M's and Helga G, then barely nipped JRB at the wire in 2:07.
Lady's Choyote returned a win payoff of $142.50, triggered an early daily double of $390.50 and a second race exacta payout of $879.
Ball later brought in 20-1 shot Green Niles, another trotter he trains, to win the ninth race from the outside post. Green Niles, who also passed four horses in the stretch, paid $42.80 and completed a $153 late double.
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