Jennifer Lappe wins Catskill Amateur at Monticello Raceway

As is the norm, Monticello Raceway Thursday’s racing card features amateur racing. On November 2, the Catskill Amateurs were featured in an 8-horse field that went to post for a purse $3,900.   As the gate left, Jennifer Lappe and Lightning Strike spurted away from post position 6, she was followed by Monica Banca and Fox Valley Leo, (PP3) Banca was the recent winner of the Catskill Amateur final held earlier in the year,
Lightning Strike and Lappe cut fractions of 28.2, 58.0, 1:27 and tripped the beam in 1:56.2 on her way to a 2-length victory over the pocket sitting Fox Valley Leo, Sand Benelli (Bob Davis) finished 3rd.  It was the 5th win of the year for Lighting Strike a 9-year-old gelding by Cam Terrific, he is owned trained and by William Mintz of Harris, New York