WASHINGTON, PA, Jan. 13, 2014 -- Blissfull Romance survived a demanding first quarter and easily disposed of the field in Monday's $22,500 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace.
Blissfull Romance was parked from post 8 in a 27.3 opening panel on a "good" track. Once in front, the 5-year-old daughter of-Draconian Promise experienced no serious challenge, prevailing in 1:55.2 for . Shine N Shimmer found late racing room to finish second, 3/4 lengths back, with Montenegro third.
trains Blissfull Romance, who won half her 18 starts in 2013, for Burke Racing Stable and Weaver Bruscemi LLC. drove five winners on the 16-race card.