Fly Rod came through along the rail to nip favored Handsome Boy by a neck at the wire in Friday's trotting feature at Buffalo Raceway
Gerry Sarama completed a driving double in guiding the 7-year-old to the 2:02 2/5 victory, only his second in 18 starts this year.
An invitational-handicap pace, the ninth of 12 races, headlines today's card. The $5,000 race has attracted a field of six.
Post time for the first race is 7:30 p.m.