Chase The Sun captured his sixth consecutive race on July 7 at Northfield Park.
The 8-year-old son of Bettor’s Delight was steered by Josh Sutton for a 1:52.3 clocking, drawing off by 10 ½-lengths.
Chase The Son is trained by Brian Looney for owner Lawrence La Barbera of St. Louis, MO and has $180,388 in career earnings.
He has raced consistently since age three in 2009 and has 22 lifetime wins, 29 seconds and nine thirds in 137 career starts. He took his top mark of 1:51.3h at Northfield on June 2 of this year.
This speedy pacer had only two starts at 2, earning $1,020, but then matured over the winter and emerged as a 3-year-old strong and ready to win. He earned $58,256 as a sophomore, scoring five wins in 24 starts and taking a mark of 1:52.3F at Pocono Downs, then added $14,072 to his career coffers the following season as a 4-year-old, taking a mark of 1:55 at The Meadowlands.
At age 5, Chase The Sun earned $24,675 en route to a season that saw him win four starts with five seconds and two thirds in 27 starts, taking a mark of 1:53.4F at Pocono Downs.
Chase The Sun won another four races in 2012 as a 6-year-old, lowering his mark that season by a tick to 1:53.3F. At age 7, he had six wins and six seconds in 29 trips postward, adding another $25,685 to his bank account and recording a 1:52.2h mark in a winning effort at Northfield Park.
To date in 2014 he’s earned $37,300 from 14 starts, with nine wins and two seconds.
The bay gelding, who was foaled on Feb. 27, 2006 at Allentown, NJ, is the first and most prolific foal out of the No Nukes mare Out Of The Shadows p, 3, 1:57.4H ($33,459), and is a full brother to Skyrocket ($10,648). He also has half-siblings in Jolt Demanded p, 2,1:55.3F ($106,388) and Race Me Villa p,3, 1:57.4h ($7,700)—both by Village Jolt.