Whiskey Sour changed hands and left the Mid-Atlantic region, but the result was still the same as the 5-year-old Maryland-bred gelding found the winner's circle Dec. 16 at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course near Youngstown, Ohio.
Now trained by Jay Bernardini for owner Michael Annechino, Whiskey Sour was in contention throughout in the $5,000 claiming race and inched past in the late stages to win by three-quarters of a length over Waytoolove. Erik Barbaran rode Whiskey Sour, who paid $14.80 to win and covered six furlongs in 1:14.72 on a track rated fast.
Whiskey Sour, who has been hanging around the top 10-15 in the Fantasy Ownership Challenge standings, earned $6,496 and moved to eighth in the standings with $45,737. In his previous start the gelding won at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.