EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ— Hurrikane Kingcole came first over approaching the half and held the field at bay to win the second elimination for the New Jersey Classic. Panther Hanover was second, Simply Business was third and All Steinam finished fourth.
Simply Business took the lead, with Panther Hanover in second and Hurrikane Kingcole third. Simply Business took them by the quarter in :27. Panther Hanover came first over and cleared the lead approaching the half. Hurrikane Kingcole followed that cover and cleared from Panther Hanover by the half in :53.3 (:26.3).
Into the far turn, Hurrikane Kingcole was the one to catch and Brent Montana came first over to apply pressure. Panther Hanover was locked in at three-quarters in 1:21.4 (:28.1).
Into the stretch, Hurrikane Kingcole kicked away from the field. Panther Hanover was surging and drifting in second and Simply Business was holding for third as Hurrikane Kingcole stopped the timer in 1:48.3 (:26.4). Panther Hanover was second, Simply Business was third and All Steinam was closing for fourth.