11 (450m): Last Lap, Honey Wagon
, Cashen Sniper, Final Boe, Crossfield Halle (M), Black Jedamac (W).
Puppy Stakes: 1 Unreal Timmy, 2 Honey Wagon
, 3 Shiloh Supreme, 4 Killieford Blaze, 5 Roker Liam (m), 6 Graigues Chief (m).
Festus (a character truly worthy of the name) drove the honey wagon
in our area.
The honey wagon
consisted of a stone boat holding two 45-gallon barrels discreetly covered by gunny sacks, together with a hand pump and large diameter hose.
He cannot afford to modify his other honey wagon, so it is now used in Nevada and other Western states where it is legal.
Honey wagon owners say the industry invited the scrutiny by building ever-bigger dressing rooms to top the competition and lure studio business.
For honey wagon owners, not cutting the trailers down to legal size puts them at risk of fines reaching several thousand dollars and having the rig detained at CHP scales, like the one near Castaic.
Vehicle length exemptions for trucks that haul cars and boats have honey wagon owners fuming.
By some indications, honey wagon operators have known of these regulations for years and found some ingenious ways to get around them.
24 (450m): Mister Blue Sky, Honey Wagon
, Coolruss Diva (M), Norland Beauty (M), Dream On Buddy (M), Black Phoenix (W).
20 (450m): Crooks Elmo, Honey Wagon
, Welton Arthur, Must Be Premier (M), Ballymac Pedro (M), Lostrigg Leader (W).
Betting Puppy Plate (Hills): 4 Skywalker Teddy, 11-2 Lostrigg Leader, 7 Rusheen Brave, 8 Ballymac Park, 10 Boots For Gold, 12 Benkaat Boy, 14 Droopys Maxwell, Unreal Timmy, 16 Bandicoot Fionn, Droopys Gigolo, Holycross Prince, Honey Wagon
, Sulphur Spring, 20 Ballycasey Girl, 25 Welton Arthur, 40 Ballymac Pink, Sanantone Kewell, Witton Flyer (e/w 1/4 1,2,3).
He remembered the older man as strict and stingy, using so-called honey wagons
to remove sewage rather than install proper plumbing, but also possessing a certain thespian gravitas.
There are bars everywhere; the show is televised live (without commercial breaks) in adjacent tents for press and industry who can't get inside the big top, and everyone shares the same honey wagons
and ocean view.
Almost invariably, a few streets are blocked off for filming, with the ubiquitous, neatly parked honey wagons
and dressing-room trailers announcing immediately that somewhere nearby is a camera, a crew and an actor or two.