05/31/2014 10:34PM

Mohawk: He's Watching rolls in 1:49 3/5

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He's Watching is now 9 for 10 lifetime after his Somebeachsomewhere victory.

He’s back!

Apparently the reports of the demise of the formerly undefeated He’s Watching were a bit premature. The David Menary trained colt won impressively in the last of three $75,000 Somebeachsomewhere divisions for 3-year-old pacing colts at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night.

New driver Jody Jamieson wasted no time sending He’s Watching to the front before the 27 2/5 opening quarter. Boomboom Ballykeel got away in the pocket followed by Melmerby Beach and the favored Let’s Drink On It. After the half in 55 3/5, Let’s Drink On It came to the rim and really turned up the heat by the third call in 1:23.

When the field hit the stretch, there would be no doubt who the best 3-year-old was in the race as He’s Watching powered away impressively in a sparkling 1:49 3/5 final clocking over Let’s Drink On It and Melmerby Beach.

“He was just so relaxed after the slow fractions. I yelled at him a little bit, but the horse is a pro; he’s back,” said Jamieson.

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Menary seemed relieved in the winner’s circle.

“Last week there was a series of bad events on a small track,” explained Menary about He’s Watching’s first career loss. “We just have to start a new streak.”

Menary Racing Inc., Michael Guerriero and Muscara Racing Trust own the American Ideal-Baberhood colt.

He’s Watching paid $7.70 to win.

JK Endofanera took home the first split of the Somebeachsomewhere with relative ease despite the narrow one length victory.

Luck Be Withyou assumed early command from Three Of Clubs only to give way to a brush from JK Endofanera. The fractions were a kind 26 3/5, 55 and 1:23 1/5 for JK Endofanera and driver Brian Sears. Luck Be Withyou pulled by the three quarter marker to take a shot at the leader, but the Ron Burke trainee was hardly in a mood to budge and won under some mild urging from Sears.

Marco De Vie finished third.

“He can be a bit bully, but he was very manageable tonight,” said Sears, who is expected to drive the colt in the North America Cup eliminations next Saturday.

JK Endofanera ($2.20 to win) is owned and bred by 3 Brothers Stable.

The bettors continued to get it right in the second division when Always B Miki went wire to wire at 4-5 in an identical 1:50 final time for driver Corey Callahan.

Somestarsomewhere was fast off the gate but gave way to Always B Miki past the opening quarter in 27 1/5. That order remained unaltered after a half in 55 2/5, but although Somestarsomewhere popped the pocket at the 1:23 3/5 three-quarter marker to take aim on the leader, the duel never developed.

Always B Miki pulled away under a vigorous drive by Callahan and easily held Mcwicked and Silverhill Shadow at bay.

“Corey (Callahan) took me for my word and raced him hard tonight,” said trainer Joe Holloway on the strategy.

The winner is owned by Bluewood Stable, Val D’Or Farms and the Roll The Dice stable.