Sunday, December 12, 2004 12:00 AM
FLORENCE, KY . . . December 12, 2004 . . . Jockey Bill Troilo had seven mounts on Turfway Park's nine-race card Sunday and won with four of them, improving his record to 11 wins in 58 starts. He also has 6 seconds and 9 thirds through the 11th day of the 24-day Holiday Meet.
Troilo won the third race and then swept the final three races of the day. In the third, he kept Show Career just off the pace until turning her loose to win by 5 3/4 lengths. She paid $11.80 for the win. In the 7th, favored Good as Silver went wire to wire and won by half a length to pay $3.60. Troilo also took the featured 8th race with the favorite, rating Ready and Tough and again winning by 5 3/4 lengths. That winner paid $4.80. In the 9th, third-choice Matty Fine paid $12.80 when she held off a fast-closing Sweepatatapi to win by a head. The Turfway track was muddy for the third consecutive day.
Troilo, 43, has more than 2,100 career victories, including 66 stakes wins.