Washington, PA — Our Third Rock bore down on Stride Of Pride in the lane, passed him in the shadow of the wire and pulled off the 24-1 upset in Saturday’s (June 20) feature at The Meadows, a $10,800 Conditioned Pace.
While Our Third Rock and Dan Rawlings were 2 lengths in arrears heading for home, they had just enough racetrack to edge Stride Of Pride (Ronnie Wrenn Jr.) by a head in 1:52.1, a career-best. Long shot Latest Desire (Hunter Myers) earned show.
Jack Smith conditions Our Third Rock, a 5-year-old Pet Rock-Marymac Is A Whack gelding who now boasts career earnings of $117,423, for Karen Ritter.
Jim Pantaleano, Ronnie Wrenn, Jr. and Rawlings each fashioned a double on the 10-race card.
After several carryovers, the Super Hi-5 was hit, with the single winning ticket returning $13,391.06.
Live racing at The Meadows resumes Monday, first post 12:45 p.m.