11/11/2012 9:36AM

Charles Town: In the Fairway, Flirting Song win divisions of Tri-State Futurity


In the Fairway won his division of the Tri-State Futurity at Charles Town at 1-5 on Saturday night, while Flirting Song upset the filly division at 12-1. Each 2-year-old race was worth $64,137 and run at seven furlongs.

In the Fairway defeated Hanky Doodle by 1 ¼ lengths in 1:26.07. Cinderella’spalace finished third.

Owned by Coleswood Farm and trained by Jeff Runco, In the Fairway was ridden by Jose Montano. The Posse colt paid $2.40.

Flirting Song, under Jesus Sanchez, won her division by 1 ¾ lengths over Dixieland Silk, with Queen’o’daball third. She paid $27.20 after covering the seven furlongs in 1:26.85. Flirting Song, by Fibre Sonde, is owned, trained and was bred by John McKee.

*Down Town Allen walked her beat with a one-length score in Saturday’s third stakes, the $51,200 My Sister Pearl. Ridden by Mathew Carroll McGowan, Down Town Allen paid $3.80 and ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:53.27. Runaway Brae took second, with Hot Sauce third in the field of five West Virginia-bred fillies and mares. John Casey owns and trains Down Town Allen