WASHINGTON, PA, Jan. 29, 2014 -- Despite jumping up two classes, Magic Wheel controlled the mile after an uncertain start and collected hervictory in Wednesday's $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows.
Magic Wheel appeared to be idling on the outside early beforeclicked her into gear. She roared to the front and scored in 1:58.1 on a "slow" surface. Don't Blink shot the Lightning Lane but fell a neck short while Lady Crown was third. Daylon Miracle, the 1-9 favorite, faltered first over and finished fifth.
Kris Hite trains Magic Wheel, a 6-year-old daughter of-WS Balanced Wheel who extended her career bankroll to $497,795, for Tom Svrcek.
and each drove three winners on the 14-race card.
by Evan Pattak for the Meadows