ELORA — Grand River Raceway’s 30th annual Industry Day on Monday saw the father/son Team McNair team up to capture the big race.
Doug McNair guided Bettor Sun to an easy victory in the $200,964 feature Battle of Waterloo.
Trained by Gregg McNair for breeder/owner Willow Oak Ranch, 8-5 co-favourite Sunshine Beach colt was piloted by Doug McNair, who left from post two and took control of the field by the half-mile marker. The pair finished a length ahead of Avion Seelster (Jody Jamieson) and Cantstoplying (Jonathan Drury).
The McNairs previously won the Battle Of Waterloo with Magnum J in 2017, Three Of Clubs in 2013, and Trail Boss in 2008.
The 10-race card saw $670,000 in purses doled out over the 10-race card.
Spectators were limited to 100 people, most of them connected to the horses racing on the rainy day.
In the Battle of the Belles, Scarlett Hanover and Ed Hensley left from the second tier and carved out a solid pocket trip to take the $128,149 race.