04/27/2017 2:26PM

Smack Smack can start party early for Von Hemel


Smack Smack can give 82-year-old trainer Don Von Hemel an early birthday gift Saturday in the $75,000 Bosselman Pump and Pantry/Gus Fonner Stakes. He will be one of the top contenders in the 1 1/16-mile race that serves as the centerpiece of the Fonner Park meet in Nebraska.