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The Hitter got hot for Herve
Douglas S. Looney
October 01, 1979
Hot Hitter, the $6 million colt, looked as if he'd rather nap than race in the Jug, but Herve Filion, the $27 million driver, aroused him for an eye-opening straight-heats win
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October 01, 1979

The Hitter Got Hot For Herve

Hot Hitter, the $6 million colt, looked as if he'd rather nap than race in the Jug, but Herve Filion, the $27 million driver, aroused him for an eye-opening straight-heats win

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From there, it was onto a chartered plane that got him back to New York in time to drive that night at Yonkers. Filion laughed. "I like to go where the money is," he said. "If I wouldn't be successful, I wouldn't like it so much."

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