Washington, PA – Crisp Mane thwarted the first-over challenge of Always Giggling en route to victory in Wednesday’s (Sept 30) feature at The Meadows, a $10,800 Filly & Mare Conditioned Pace.
Crisp Mane and Ronnie Wrenn, Jr. used their rail position effectively, powering to the point and seating Amelias Courage A and Always Giggling. Always Giggling charged hard near the three-quarters, but Crisp Mane turned her away by half-length in 1:52.4. Amelias Courage A completed the ticket.
Ron Burke trains Crisp Mane, a 4-year-old daughter of Sportswriter-Designated Leader who pushed her career bankroll to $181,910, for Burke Racing Stable and Weaver Bruscemi LLC.
Brady Brown collected three wins on the 13-race card.
Live racing at The Meadows resumes Friday when the 13-race program features a $45,551.33 carryover in the final-race Super Hi-5 and a $4,528.66 carryover in the Pick- 5 (race 8). First post is 12:45 p.m.