Crimson Dragon Erupts Late to Capture Queens County Handicap at AQU

The 15th Running of the Queens County Handicap

December 19, 2021 12:40

AQU Race #2 $125.000 11/8 Dirt

3YO+ Handicap Weights

Track Record-1:46.83 (Expressly-2013)

Stakes Record-1:47.19 (Cymbol-2012)

Crimson Dragon made a winning stakes-level debut as he motored home to capture the $125.000 Queens County Handicap at AQU on Sunday.  The TwinTowersRacing homebred improved his ledger to 14-3-2-1 with $129.230 in earnings.

For the first six furlongs of the 11/8 Queens County, Crimson Dragon was a non-factor.  Sinissippi Cherokee was loose on the lead taking the field through a half in :47.27 and three-quarters in 1:10.73.  Crimson Dragon was fourth and a good five lengths off of that pace.

Utilizing a powerful three furlong burst, Crimson Dragon sprinted home a length and a quarter in front of Downward Roll and He Needsa Manzillian as that duo DH’d for the place honors.  Sinissippi Cherokee was fourth ahead of Crimson Rioja, Psychotic Ruler, and Booster.

Congratulations to Crimson Dragon and TwinTowersRacing for their victory in the Queens County Handicap at AQU.

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