photo from Rosecroft Raceway

Bythemissal, owned by Weaver Bruscemi dominated the $125,000 Potomac Pace at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington on November 9. Trained by Ron Burke, the four-year-old gelding was the favorite going into the race and racked up his 11th win of the season. His last race was a victory in the Breeders’ Crown Open. Bythemissal (Downbytheseaside x Dismissal) currently has won 25 of 32 lifetime starts.

Bythemissal was slow to start but took over the lead in the first quarter mile with driver Yannick Gingras. His final time was 1:48 for the mile long race. “He’s just a great horse,” said Gingras, the leading money-winning driver in North America this year. “He can do it any which way.”

Tatto Artist finished second with last year’s winner Allwag Hanover in third.